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Webinar: Zombie Energy – Climate benefits of ending subsidies to fossil fuel production
February 16, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
This webinar, hosted by IISD’s Global Subsidies Initiative (GSI), convened experts to explore how ending subsidies to fossil fuel production will not only save governments billions of dollars, but will also help reduce greenhouse gas emissions driving climate change. The discussion was moderated by Greg Muttitt, Senior Advisor at Oil Change International. Speakers included:
- Dr. Ivetta Gerasimchuk, IISD, on benefits of ending global subsidies to production of all fossil fuels
- Peter Erickson, SEI US Center, on benefits of ending subsidies to oil production in the United States
- Dr. Sevil Acar, Istanbul Kemerburgaz University, on ending coal subsidies in Turkey
- Ronald Steenblik, OECD, on policy options for ending fossil fuel subsidies