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GSI Sep 24
10 years ago committed to phasing out . In 2018 global subsidies reached $526 billion. How much could have been done for the world by spending this money elsewhere? NOW 👇
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GSI Sep 22
Do we really need to spend $526 billion every year for and pollute the world to secure energy for our people? We asked global energy leader and their Director of Climate Change who has this to say 👇
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Friends of the Earth Apr 2
Fossil fuel subsidies socialise financial risk. Yet Ireland props up the industry with €2.5billion, annually. Read the 'Fossil fuel subsidies in Ireland: Financing Climate Chaos' report here
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RW Climate (⧖) 30 Dec 18
People alarmed by our change to reduce our carbon footprints. Meanwhile 100 companies have been the source of 70%+ of the world’s GG emissions since 1988. This makes no sense. Governments MUST end , as a start.
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Laurie van der Burg Sep 18
In letters and conversations with heads of state, António Guterres, UN secretary-general, has demanded that countries attending the summit stop building new coal power stations, reduce , and commit to net zero emissions by 2050:
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Laurie van der Burg 14h
Already forgot that 3 wks ago you asked for clean energy to be put at the heart of stimulus plans and for the removal of , ? The only effective response to the current crises is to support workers and ensure a off of oil and gas.
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David Suzuki FDN Jun 13
We've all heard it time and time again: it’s a tough time for Alberta's oil and gas industry and they need national support. Well...it turns out this isn't the case. reports on the numbers.
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Kristina Skierka Sep 19
.: “Right now, we are ignoring natural climate solutions. We spend 1,000 times more on global than on nature-based solutions. This is your money, it is your taxes, and your savings.”
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OECD Environment Nov 26
"Governments must work to reform while also use. 💰 🏦 Otherwise, you are undoing with one hand what you are working so hard to do with the other!" Secretary General Angel Gurría opens the Forum Find out more
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OECD Environment Jun 19
The Energy Ministers reaffirmed their commitment to phasing-out of Inefficient that encourage wasteful consumption & encourage members to participate in voluntary peer reviews. Read the communiqué:
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Extinction Rebellion Greenwich Sep 25
Actually, with all we now know, how can this possibly still be the case
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Phil Gass 3 Apr 19
Transparency on is a great first step, but not the only step. I hope that the upcoming G20 review from Canada and Argentina will lead to a more ambitious approach to subsidy reform than the Environment Commissioner currently finds
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Kris Bachus Dec 13
In 2009, the leaders agreed to phase-out in the medium term. What happened in reality? Subsidies for the production of coal-fired power have globally increased in recent years from over $17.2 billion in 2013 to $47.3 in 2017.
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Kelly AuCoin Dec 14
. will cry “SOCIALISM” any minute now, I’m sure. Any minute, now................
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Laurie van der Burg Jan 13
In Davos at the end of January, climate strikers will demand that "companies, banks, institutions & governments immediately halt all investments in fossil fuel exploration & extraction, end all and completely divest from fossil fuels.”
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Vangelis Vitalis Dec 15
Turning rhetoric to action - well 5 Climate Change Ministers (, & ) - know urgency of challenge & impact of Now going to use power of rules 2 deliver part of solution to urgent global problem
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Pipeline Action Oct 12
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Eddy Pérez 19 Mar 19
reaffirms Canada’s commitment to remove to oil & gas, yet offers new handouts to the sector. Canada promised 10 years ago to phase out ...
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Sarah Cox Feb 24
My prize-winning book Breaching the Peace examines folly of publicly funded dam - a hugely overbudget project that will provide subsidized power for & gas in pipeline.
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Harro van Asselt Mar 25
A very important paper (link further in the thread) highlighting the various trade impacts of , and pointing to the possible role of the . See also our paper from last year:
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