How do fossil fuel subsidies affect competitiveness and trade in various markets, and what is the likely scale of such impacts? This paper sheds light on the relevance of fossil fuel subsidies from an international trade policy perspective, in particular for the WTO.
While solar energy has exploded in India and the Gulf Cooperation Council region, it has lagged significantly in Indonesia. This report examines why this has been the case and what Indonesia can do to catch up to others in growing the renewable energy sector in the country.
This policy brief discusses some of the legal issues that have emerged in the negotiation of a new rule on subsidies to illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing in the context of the World Trade Organization negotiations on fisheries subsidies.
This report summarizes the policy efforts that the country is undertaking to meet its NDC targets and the related expected health co-benefits, based on recent scientific literature. It compares public budget allocations to health, climate change-related measures and subsidies to fossil fuels.
BC’s fossil fuel subsidies reached CAD 830 million in 2017–2018. New subsidies continue to be created, including significant support for the liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry.
Provincial fossil fuel subsidies undermine the CleanBC plan introduced by the government in 2018 and hold the province back from meeting its targets for greenhouse gas emissions reductions.
This IISD report calls on British Columbia to pha