Fossil fuel subsidies (USD, billions):
Fossil fuel subsidies with externalities (% of GDP):
Every year, governments pay billions of dollars to their fishing industries to carry on fishing even though stocks are seriously depleted. The Geneva-based World Trade Organisation (WTO) is holding a ministerial conference on July 15 to seek an agreement on banning harmful fisheries subsidies, a main factor in overfishing.
The Informal Dialogue on Plastics Pollution and Environmentally Sustainable Plastics Trade currently has 16 co-sponsors. Ambassador Chad Blackman of Barbados, one of the Dialogue’s co-coordinators,
This OECD report provides insights on the political economy of biodiversity related policy reforms. It draws on existing literature and four new case studies covering
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