Over 500 organizations, including a wide range of health, faith, environmental, and other groups across the United States released a letter today calling on Congressional leadership to eliminate the fossil fuel subsidies embedded in the U.S. tax code.
Letter: 500+ Groups Urge U.S. Congress to End Fossil Fuel Subsidies
Over 500 groups released an open letter being sent to U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, urging them to end fossil fuel subsidies.
National U.S. Environmental Groups Host Rally to End Fossil Fuel Subsidies
Local and national organizations across the country are coming together for the virtual Rally to End Polluter Welfare because it’s time for Congress to fund our futures instead of fossil fuels.
Report: South Africa Continues to Bankroll Billions in Fossil Fuels
Poor transparency from DBSA, IDC, and ECIC means support for oil, gas, and coal likely higher than the ZAR 2.2 billion a year on record
As School Strikes Go Digital, Young South Koreans Sue Government Over Climate
Some 30 young South Koreans are suing their Government, claiming that their parliament’s “recent revision to the nation’s climate-change law doesn’t go far enough to protect their future.”
G20: Tens of Thousands Tell Shinzo Abe to #StopFundingCoal
To coincide with the G20 summit last week, thousands of activists from around the world – in Japan, Indonesia, India, the Philippines, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Australia, the US – mobilized to protest against Japan’s continued financing of dirty coal.
Response: Industry-friendly FERC rightly rejects Perry’s coal and nukes bailout
This was an easy decision for FERC. Secretary Perry’s proposal was nothing more than a massive bailout for the coal and nuclear industries, so it’s no surprise it was resoundingly rejected by even the industry-friendly commission.
Report: Trump’s “Energy Dominance” Plans Rely on Billions in Fossil Fuel Subsidies
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.
Trump’s $20 Billion-a-Year Hand Out to Dirty Energy
Millions of Americans may be struggling to pay routine household bills, but still US taxpayers are handing out a whopping $20 billion in fossil fuel subsidies a year. This is the major finding of a new report Dirty Energy Dominance: Dependent on Denial published by Oil Change International (OCI) today. Subsidies are where the government … Read More
Dirty Energy Dominance: Dependent on Denial – How the U.S. Fossil Fuel Industry Depends on Subsidies and Climate Denial
A new report by Oil Change International reveals that U.S. taxpayers continue to foot the bill for more than $20 billion in fossil fuel subsidies each year. Every dollar spent subsidizing this industry takes us further away from achieving internationally agreed emissions goals, and maintaining a stable climate.