Fossil fuel subsidies persist despite the climate crisis. They distort the energy market by keeping fossil fuel prices artificially low. Removing these subsidies must be accompanied by social programmes that will reduce the impact on the poorest household.
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News, indicators and facts of the work of the Green Fiscal Policy Network and our partners in the United Kingdom.
The Informal Dialogue on Plastics Pollution and Environmentally Sustainable Plastics Trade currently has 16 co-sponsors. Ambassador Chad Blackman of Barbados, one of the Dialogue’s co-coordinators, said the 21 June discussions
This time last year, the UK was still deep in the grips of the pandemic’s first wave. But as we hunkered down – transport grinding to a halt, construction put
In spite of green rhetoric, money has piled into aviation and car industries since start of pandemic, report finds The nations that make up the G7 have pumped billions of dollars more
P4G Seoul Summit unites world leaders for inclusive green recovery, serves as stepping stone for next climate COP
P4G Seoul Summit wrapped up on May 31, proclaiming global inclusive green growth in Seoul Declaration. The Summit called for global cooperation in climate change response; developed countries announce support for
From “green Marshall Plans” and net-zero energy sectors to a lack of clarity on green spending and transport decarbonisation, EURACTIV’s media partner edie.net rounds up what was and wasn’t agreed
Taxes of €325m a year should be used to fund zero-carbon aviation technology, report suggests Climate-heating emissions from private jet flights have soared in Europe since 2005, according to a
In a communique the Group of Seven nations – the United States, Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy and Japan – plus the European Union said “international investments in unabated coal
The first handful of trades in the U.K.’s new carbon market on Wednesday morning indicates that polluting will be more expensive for everyone from power plants to factories than it