Person

Shelagh Whitley

Report

G20 coal subsidies: tracking government support to a fading industry

This report aims to track each G20 country’s progress in phasing out subsidies to the production and consumption of coal through fiscal support, public finance and state-owned enterprise (SOE) investment.
Report

Enabling a just transition to a low-carbon economy in the energy sector

This report highlights key considerations and sets out how to plan a just transition process in the energy sector. It is aimed at stakeholders in the just transition, including governments, businesses, investors and civil society.
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Making finance consistent with climate goals

With the recent UN warning that emissions are on track to exceed the 1.5°C rise by 2030, it is imperative that all parties at COP24 work together to realign finance flows to meet this crucial commitment.
Working paper

Stories from G20 countries: shifting public money out of fossil fuels

Some G20 governments have made progress in shifting at least some support away from fossil fuels and increasing their taxation. This working paper has brought together examples illustrating how reforms can be enabled and implemented to align the flows of public money with the Paris...
Report

Empty promises: G20 subsidies to oil, gas and coal production

This research discovers that G20 country governments’ support to fossil fuel production marries bad economics with potentially disastrous consequences for climate change. In effect, governments are propping up the production of oil, gas and coal, much of which cannot be used if the world is...