16 Nov '11, 1pm

MT @JesseJenkins: Dan Kammen has a plan to phase out fossil fuel subsidies worldwide

Time to Tackle Fossil Fuel Subsidies by Daniel Kammen It is sadly no secret that progress has been slow to vanishing on reaching a meaningful deal on climate protection, which many had hoped would emerge from the 2009 Climate Convention in Copenhagen, or the 2010 meeting in Cancun, Mexico. As we approach Durban and the 2011 version there is virtually no talk of a “global deal,” but there is some hopeful talk of significant public sector and private sector funding for meaningful action on specific topics, including energy access for all, and advancing the business environment for clean energy. For example, there have been a series of business-led discussions and proposals on how to develop energy-efficiency master plans at all levels—company, municipality, and country. An exciting aspect has been the presence of so many innovative industry partners and governments that have...

Full article: http://www.cleanedge.com/resources/views/Time-to-Tackle-F...

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