08 Jun '12, 3pm

Twitter Storm to End Fossil Fuel Subsidies: Filed under: Energy News

Twitter Storm to End Fossil Fuel Subsidies: Filed under: Energy News

According to figures compiled by Oil Change International, countries together are spending as much as $1 trillion dollars annually on fossil fuel subsidies. (2 ) The International Energy Agency estimates that by cutting these subsidies, the world can cut global warming causing emissions in half and significantly contribute to preventing a 2 degree temperature rise, the number most scientists say we need to stay under to prevent runaway climate change. (

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