Reforming Fossil‐Fuel Subsidies to Reduce Waste and Limit CO2 Emissions while Protecting the Poor

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Reforming Fossil‐Fuel Subsidies to Reduce Waste and Limit CO2 Emissions while Protecting the Poor

Publication Number

APEC#212-RE-01.8

Published Date

September 2012

Type of Publication

Reports

Publications Under

SOM Steering Committee on Economic and Technical Cooperation(SCE), Energy(EWG)

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Pages

154

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Description

The purpose of this report is to provide an analytical framework to assist governments identify, measure and evaluate their support measures, with a view to implementing their commitment to phase out inefficient fossil-fuel subsidies that encourage wasteful consumption.

1. Types and Magnitudes of Subsidies for Fossil-Fuel Production and Consumption
2. Availability and Transparency of Data
3. Fiscal and Economic Impacts of Fossil-Fuel Subsidies
4. Environmental Impacts of Fossil-Fuel Subsidies, Including Implications for Energy Consumption
5. Social Impacts of Fossil-Fuel Subsidies
6. Issues Raised by the Private Sector Regarding Fossil-Fuel Subsidy Reform
7. Political Economy of Fossil-Fuel Subsidy Reform
8. A Framework for Subsidy Reform and Complementary Measures
9. Case Studies of Reform
Annexes