Posts in fossil fuel subsidies
- This year, G20 leaders reiterated their same tired commitment to end fossil fuel subsidies, for the seventh time in a row. It’s starting to ring hollow.
- Oil Change International and Overseas Development Institute released a new report today, ‘Empty Promises: G20 subsidies to oil, gas and coal production,' documenting government support from G20 countries to the fossil fuel industry.
- Empty promises: G20 subsidies to oil, gas and coal production November 2015 Oil Change International and Overseas Development Institute DOWNLOAD EXECUTIVE SUMMARY DOWNLOAD FULL REPORT COUNTRY STUDIES: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China , France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States Empty promises: Appendix 2 data...
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- Keystone XL is obviously not the end of our fight. We have another clear demand, and that push continues: Stop Funding Fossils. It’s a concept that’s as simple as it is necessary. We shouldn’t be funding the fossil fuels that are causing this climate crisis.
- Next week, on November 14th, we’re raising some noise. We are demanding our leaders live up to their commitments. We’re demanding they square their climate rhetoric with action. We’re telling them to Stop Funding Fossils.
- The Cost of Subsidizing Fossil Fuel Production In Turkey: Why Turkey Should Implement the G20 Commitment To Phase Out Fossil Fuel Subsidies Oil Change International and 350.org September 2015 Market distorting subsidies to fossil fuels contribute to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and impede the transition to sustainable, low-carbon development. In 2009, G-20 countries committed to phase out “inefficient” fossil fuel...
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- G20 leaders first pledged to end fossil fuel subsidies back in 2009. Almost six years later, and despite reiterating that vow each and every year, they have precious little to show for it.
- As another round of UN climate negotiations wraps up today in Bonn, expectations are taking shape for the end of the year Paris conference where countries will have yet another chance to prove they are ready to take on one of the world’s greatest challenges. Nobody (with the possible exceptions of Canada, Australia, and Japan...
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- New analysis released today by Oil Change International shows that, despite repeated calls for urgent action on climate change, the World Bank Group increased funding for fossil fuels in its last fiscal year. This increase comes during the first full fiscal year following the World Bank’s announced commitment to limit coal financing due to climate concerns.
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