It’s the Politics, Stupid! How to Make Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform Happen

6 September 2018 – Whereas fossil fuel subsidies strain public budgets and contribute to climate change and local air pollution, in many countries they just keep persisting. To understand this implementation gap, there is a need to learn more about the political factors favoring and blocking fossil fuel subsidy reform. Recent research shows how a more holistic framing of fossil fuel subsidy reform that goes beyond environmental concerns could help garner broader societal support. Read the full article on the IISD website.