Target

Sustainable Development Target 12.c rationalize inefficient fossil fuel subsidies that encourage wasteful consumption by removing market distortions, in accordance with national circumstances, including by restructuring taxation and phasing out those harmful subsidies, where they exist, to reflect their environmental impacts, taking fully into account the specific needs and conditions of developing countries and minimizing the possible adverse impacts on their development in a manner that protects the poor and the affected communities

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For open data regarding this target see #SDG12 - Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns.


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Spanish: #sdt12c - Racionalizar los subsidios ineficientes a los combustibles fósiles que fomentan el consumo antieconómico
French: #sdt12c - Rationaliser les subventions aux combustibles fossiles qui sont source de gaspillage, grâce à l’élimination des ...

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