Reviewing, Reforming, and Rethinking Global Energy Subsidies: Towards a political economy research agenda – Ecological Economics

ABSTRACT This article provides a review of global energy subsidies—of definitions and estimation techniques, their type and scope, their drawbacks, and effective ways to reform them. Based on an assessment of both policy reports and peer-reviewed studies, this article presents evidence that energy subsidies could reach into the trillions of dollars each year. It also … [Read More] Reviewing, Reforming, and Rethinking Global Energy Subsidies: Towards a political economy research agenda – Ecological Economics

Understanding ‘Energy Insecurity’ and Why it Matters to Health – Social Science & Medicine

Highlights Energy insecurity is operationalized to describe a hidden source of hardship. Energy insecurity is marked by three dimensions-economic, physical and behavioral. Energy insecurity leads to adverse environmental health and social consequences. Energy insecurity merits more attention in research and policy. ABSTRACT Energy insecurity is a multi-dimensional construct that describes the interplay between physical conditions … [Read More] Understanding ‘Energy Insecurity’ and Why it Matters to Health – Social Science & Medicine

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