18 Jun '12, 3pm

So @WillN_BG has been wading thru the Twittersphere and has come back with the best Tweets from #EndFossilFuelSubsidies

The social media savvy among you can't have helped but have noticed that today Twitter has been ablaze with calls to end fossil fuel subsidies, as part of a campaign orchestrated by a coalition of green NGOs . The hashtag #EndFossilFuelSubsidies was an ever-present at the top of trending topics for the day in the UK and the US, and appeared on the worldwide list. Even Stephen Fry, Britain's most renowned Tweeter, called for an end to the estimated $1trn a year handed out by governments around the world to the fossil fuel industry. Here, BusinessGreen ventures into the eye of the Twitter storm to pluck out today's best tweets. Michael Liebreich (‏@MLiebreich), chief executive of Bloomberg New Energy Finance, got straight to the point: Renewables provide 17% of world energy, but fossil fuels get 92% of subsidies. Why #endfossilfuelsubsidies is trending during #RioPlus20. Cam...

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Tweets

Top two trends on Twitter are #EndFossilFuelSubsidies and #RioPlus20. Here's how you can get involved

Top two trends on Twitter are #EndFossilFuelSub...

foe.co.uk 18 Jun '12, 10am

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e360.yale.edu 18 Jun '12, 2pm

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on subsidies at #Rioplus20:

on subsidies at #Rioplus20:

350.org 20 Jun '12, 3pm

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onearth.org 18 Jun '12, 8pm

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grist.org 17 Jun '12, 3pm

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