Fossil fuel levy can be avoided by buying carbon offsets that may have no benefit for climate Forest protection carbon offsets that may have no benefit to the climate have been used
The European Union’s huge subsidy programme for agriculture is failing to rein in greenhouse gas emissions from farming, despite 100 billion euros of such subsidies being labelled as climate spending since 2014.
The proposals would offer fossil fuel companies cash to build out carbon capture technology, propping up the liquid natural gas industry.
The “Green Industrial Policy: Concept, Policies, Country Experiences” report is a joint publication by UN Environment and the German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE). It illustrates how green industrial
Concerns around potential losses of competitiveness as a result of unilateral action on carbon pricing are often central for policy makers contemplating the introduction of such instruments. This OECD paper
Reforming fossil fuel subsidies: drivers, barriers and the state of progress (Rentschler & Bazilian)
This article by Rentschler & Bazilian (2017) outlines the current state of affairs in fossil fuel subsidy reform, and highlights its contribution at the nexus of climate policy, fiscal stability