Fossil Fuel Subsidies and Gender

31 May 2017 – Lucy Kitson (Research Officer and Economist, IISD-GSI) reports on a side-event to the Vienna Energy Forum about gender inclusive energy policies. She argues that fossil fuel subsidies have a strong gender differentiated impact and that more empirical research is required to better understand the nexus of gender and fossil fuel subsidies. This knowledge is required to inform policies that are not gender-blind in order to avoid adverse effects on women’s energy access. Read the full article on the website of the GSI.