FT: Ending subsidies is “An idea whose time has come”

September 25, 2009By Andy RowellBlog Post

I don’t know how many G20 leaders will have time to read the FT website today, but they should. The paper’s editorial is nothing short of staggering. It starts by stating “As addictions go, the world’s addiction to fossil fuels is a killer.” Coming from the mouthpiece of one of the world’s financial capitals, which … Read More

Ending Subsidies or Shifting Blame?

September 24, 2009By Andy RowellBlog Post 1 Comment

So the political road-show moves from the UN up to the G20 at Pittsburgh, where climate and the banking crisis will be on the table. And so will a discussion about ending fossil fuel subsidies. For years campaigners have been arguing for the ending of the tax breaks and other incentives given to the fossil … Read More