Fossil fuel subsidies (USD, billions):
Fossil fuel subsidies with externalities (% of GDP):
Denmark and Costa Rica are trying to forge an alliance of countries willing to fix a date to phase out oil and gas production and to stop giving permits for new exploration, government ministers said and documents showed.
Raising taxes during an economic downturn might seem counterintuitive but it could be the key to Covid-19 recovery. The secret lies in which taxes to raise: when it comes to impacts on the economy, jobs, and the environment, not all taxes are created equal.
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 Challenge to Opportunity: Shadow Country Reports in Support of the European Semester Cycle (GBE, CEE BankWatch, EEB)
This report by Green Budget Europe (GBE), CEE BankWatch and European Environment Bureau (EEB) involved an assessment of the 2016 European Semester Country Reports among network of members and national
Learning from Leaders: Nordic and International Best Practice with Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform (Nordic Council of Ministers)
If we aim to reduce global emissions in order to limit global warming to less than 2°C above pre-industrial levels, then the energy sector is of paramount importance. A critical
This briefing note by Green Budget Europe (GBE) and the Danish Ecological Council sets out some of the most successful environmental taxes in Denmark. It focuses on: water taxes, carbon