Expanding Subsidies for CO2-Enhanced Oil Recovery: A Net Loss for Communities, Taxpayers, and the Climate

October 24, 2017By Janet RedmanBlog Post, Featured, News

Communities in Houston, Florida, Louisiana, Puerto Rico, and California are just beginning the long road to recovery from disasters made worse by climate change. It would seem downright irresponsible to increase taxpayer handouts to spur fossil fuel production at a time like this. But that’s exactly what’s being proposed in Washington.

Report: Trump’s “Energy Dominance” Plans Rely on Billions in Fossil Fuel Subsidies

October 3, 2017By Janet RedmanFeatured, News, Press Releases 1 Comment

A new report out today reveals that U.S. taxpayers continue to foot the bill for more than $20 billion in fossil fuel subsidies each year. These subsidies amount to billions of dollars wasted to prop up an industry responsible for a climate crisis that has contributed to lives lost and hundreds of billions in damages this hurricane season alone.

Supplement to “Dirty Energy Dominance: Dependent on Denial”

October 3, 2017By Janet RedmanSupplemental Material

2015-2016 U.S. International Fossil Fuel Finance Supplement to “Dirty Energy Dominance: Dependent on Denial How the U.S. Fossil Fuel Industry Depends on Subsidies and Climate Denial” September 2017 In total, U.S. public finance for fossil fuels from bilateral and multilateral sources averaged $2.1 billion annually between 2015 and 2016. Figure 1 below shows the breakdown … Read More