Stockholm +50 Supports Fiscal Incentives Such as Phasing Out Fossil Fuel Subsidies, Scaling Up Financing for Environment, and More
Delegates and stakeholders attending Stockholm+50 have called for commitment to address global environmental concerns, and for a just transition to sustainable economies. The two-day conference concluded with a statement from
Role of Fiscal Policies in a Green COVID-19 Recovery: Experience, Best Practice and Next Steps in the Asia-Pacific Region
This workshop, organized by GFPN and UNESCAP, explored the potential role of green fiscal policies in greening the Covid-19 recovery with the aim of supporting public health efforts, reducing environmental and climate change risks, and strengthening resilience to future crises by embedding inclusive and sustainable socio-economic considerations in national economic planning.
How can fiscal policy support socio-economic development, and the environment? Join H.E. Minister Lee White of Gabon to explore new practical methods for understanding potential policy impacts during budget planning.
The report examines from a gender perspective the impact of kerosene subsidies and their reform in Nigeria. The report finds that kerosene subsidies did not work well for poor women.
Canada has announced plans to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 but is currently not on track to meet its 2030 emissions reduction target. Meanwhile, fossil fuel subsidies undermine federal action
In recent years, growing attention has been given in various contexts to fossil fuel subsidies and the need to reform them. Discussion on the topic, however, has focused almost exclusively