07 Dec '17, 1pm

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This report articulates how fossil fuel subsidy reform (FFSR) can contribute to a just transition, and how a just transition framework can contribute to successful reform. The report explores a number of reasons for a framework, including alignment of the objectives of FFSR and just transition and, very importantly, FFSR’s ability to unlock revenues for implementing just transition. Fossil fuel subsidies act against sustainability, while reform is consistent with just transition principles. These subsidies exacerbate greenhouse gas emissions, which contribute to climate change: removing global subsidies to fossil fuel production would save 37 Gt of carbon dioxide emissions by 2050. The elimination of all subsidies to fossil fuel production and consumption globally will reduce emissions by roughly 10 per cent. This report goes into detail about the various ways in which FFS...

Full article: http://www.iisd.org/library/fossil-fuel-subsidy-reform-an...

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