Are fossil fuel subsidies ending or accelerating?

featuring Alia Armistead, Ebony Bennett, Rod Campbell and Eliza Littleton

Australia has committed to reach net zero emissions by 2050. The United Nations Secretary General has said that it’s time to end fossil fuel subsidies, so are fossil fuel subsidies in Australia ending or accelerating? The Australia Institute has crunched the numbers.
This episode was recorded on Tuesday 29 March 2022, prior to the federal budget, and things may have changed since recording.
The Australia Institute // @theausinstitute
Host: Ebony Bennett, Deputy Director, Australia Institute // @ebony_bennett
Alia Armistead, Researcher, Climate & Energy program, Australia Institute // @AliaArmistead
Rod Campbell, Research Director, Australia Institute // @R_o_d_C
Eliza Littleton, Research Economist, Australia Institute // @ElizaLittleton
Producer: Jennifer Macey // @jennifermacey
Editing by Louise Osbourne
Theme Music: Pulse and Thrum; additional music by Blue Dot Sessions