GLASGOW: The subsidy swap

11.11.21 | Event
Choosing green nordic perspectives
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Reform and reallocate subsidies from fossil fuels to deliver a fair energy transition


02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

SEC Centre, Hall 4
Exhibition Way
G3 8YW
United Kingdom


Nordic countries have been trailblazers in implementing environmental fiscal policies including reforming fossil fuel subsidies, pricing carbon and supporting renewable energy. This event will explore how the Nordic experience can inform fiscal policy in the global south and make the case for subsidy reform and reallocation to clean energy.

Opening Remarks

  • Mary Gestrin, Head of Communications Nordic Council of Ministers

Transforming energy, transforming the fiscal system: Clean energy and environmental fiscal reform in Denmark

  • Mads Dalum Libergren Chief Consultant in the Ministry of Finance

Presentation 1:  Global trends in fossil fuel subsidy reform

Presentation 2: Reform and reallocate: Swapping subsidies for a fair energy transition

  • Chido Muzondo, IISD

Response: A youth perspective on subsidies and tax

  • Nadia Gullestrup Christensen, Danish Climate Youth Ambassador

Organizer: International Institute for Sustainable Development

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