Fossil Fuel Subsidies – The (Overfed) Elephant in the Room?

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Many have advocated for years to scale back or eliminate subsidies for oil, gas, and coal, including powerful international fora like the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and the United Nations. And, multiple subsidy reform efforts have been undertaken through various avenues of international cooperation. Yet these subsidies have actually grown around the world….
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Nations Commit $9.3 Billion Towards Climate Action: Is it enough?

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Yesterday international leaders pledged $9.3 billion towards the United Nations (UN) Green Climate FundĀ (Fund) at the first Pledging Conference in Berlin, Germany. Formally established in Cancun in 2010, the Fund aims to help developing countries mitigate and adapt to climate change. In this way, the capital would help those countries least to blame for, but…
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