Fossil fuel subsidies are “the world’s dumbest policy” – so why won’t G20 leaders end them?

September 5, 2016By Alex DoukasBlog Post, Featured

Today, G20 leaders in China again failed to set a deadline to end fossil fuel subsidies, seven years after they first committed to ending them. Even as G20 governments move to ratify the Paris Agreement on climate change, they’re adding fuel to the fire by dumping $444 billion of our money into polluting fossil fuel companies every year, undermining the spirit … Read More

Unpacking the U.S.-Canada joint statement on climate, energy, and Arctic leadership

March 10, 2016By Hannah McKinnonBlog Post, Featured, News 3 Comments

Quick out of the gates this morning, Canada and the U.S. released their joint statement on climate, energy and Arctic leadership in the midst of Prime Minister Trudeau’s official Washington visit. Finding themselves on similar pages when it comes to the need for action on climate, Trudeau and Obama used the opportunity to focus on … Read More