Fossil fuel subsidies (USD, billions):
Fossil fuel subsidies with externalities (% of GDP):
Green taxation can help us recover from the Covid-19 crisis. Here’s how
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.
Pacific islands make lonely case for carbon price on shipping
Pacific Islands called for a price on shipping pollution, tepid support from European nations
Dirty Subsidies: How Europe sabotages its climate goals (Investigate Europe)
2020 was supposed to be the year the EU would launch its ambitious plan to tackle the climate crisis. But why does Europe sabotage its climate goals by subsidising the
Aligning Fiscal Policy with the Circular Economy Road-map in Finland (Report)
This report, stemming from a collaboration between Green Budget Europe, The Ex’tax Project, Institute for European Environmental Policy and Cambridge Econometrics, presents the findings and results of the project Best
Taxing Energy Use 2015 (OECD)
This OECD report provides a systematic analysis of the structure and level of energy taxes in OECD and selected partner countries, which together cover 80% of global energy use. The
OECD-IEA inventory of fossil fuels and other support
The OECD-IEA Inventory of Support Measures for Fossil Fuels provides updated fossil fuel support data for 34 OECD member countries and six partner countries, including a number of measures applied
Review of approaches to tracking climate expenditure (Institute for European Environmental Policy)
This report by the Institute for European Environmental Policy provides an analytical review of existing practices to track climate-related expenditure, identifying a range of areas where current tracking systems differ in their practical application and the possible reasons for those differences.