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Webinar
World energy: Looking ahead to COP27
18 October 2022 16:0017:00
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Journal Article
An exploration of the association between fuel subsidies and fuel riots

Between 2005 and 2018, 41 countries had at least one riot directly associated with popular demand for fuel. We make use of a new international dataset on fuel riots to explore the effects of fuel prices and price regimes on fuel riots...

Fuel subsidies Riots protest
Blog
From offshore oil to offshore finance: How tax havens facilitate corruption in the extractive industries

In many countries, news of an oil discovery or the award of an exploration license is rarely greeted with enthusiasm by the general public...

Energy Corruption Tax avoidance
Working Paper
An exploration of the association between fuel subsidies and fuel riots

Between 2005 and 2018, 41 countries had at least one riot directly associated with popular demand for fuel. We make use of a new international dataset on fuel riots to explore the effects of fuel prices and price regimes on fuel riots...

Fuel subsidies Riots protest
Working Paper
Capturing economic and social value from hydrocarbon gas flaring and venting: solutions and actions

This second paper on hydrocarbon gas flaring and venting builds on our first, which evaluated the economic and social cost (SCAR) of wasted natural gas...

Energy transition Gas Health
Working Paper
Capturing economic and social value from hydrocarbon gas flaring and venting: evaluation of the issues

Atmospheric emissions urgently need to reduce for natural gas to fulfill its potential role in the energy transition to achieve the Paris Agreement on climate change...

Energy transition Gas Health
Working Paper
The energy transition in Asia: The role of liquefied natural gas and implications for East African producers

This study provides an overview of the use of natural gas and liquefied natural gas in Asia, both historic, current, and with an outlook for the future...

Energy Energy utilities Fuel
Working Paper
The energy transition in Asia: Country priorities, fuel types, and energy decisions

This paper provides an overview of the energy transition in Asia. It sets out the underlying drivers and how these set energy transition priorities in China, India, and South East Asia...

Renewable resources Energy Energy utilities
In the media
An energy expert from SA-TIED appears on SABC's The Bottom Line South Africa Energy Climate change
Working Paper
Climate change and the extractives sector

The extractives industries must adjust their operations to shifting patterns of demand for oil, natural gas, and coal together with metals and minerals – as policies and new technologies encourage progress along low-carbon pathways in energy, t...

Extractives Oil Natural gas
News
New collaborative programme focusing on economic transformation and inequality launched with South African government and other regional organizations Structural economic transformation Economic inequality Employment and Industry
Policy Brief
The political economy of clean energy Energy Development Climate change
Book
The Political Economy of Clean Energy Transitions

This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO licence. It is free to read at Oxford Scholarship Online and offered as a free PDF download from OUP and selected open access locations...

Energy Development Climate change
Working Paper
Energy system and economy-wide implications of a rapid transition to decarbonized energy in South Africa

Developed as well as developing countries will have to increase their ambition relative to their stated Nationally Determined Contributions to limit global temperature increases to 2°C above pre-industrial levels...

Energy Climate policy Welfare
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