04 Oct '11, 1pm

Is there a bigger environmental scandal than fossil fuel subsidies? Latest IEA says they're approaching $660bn by 2020

Fossil fuel subsidies will rise by more than a third to $660bn a year by 2020 if action is not taken to curtail the increases, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has warned today. Analysis published by the OECD's energy watchdog said that removing "inefficient subsidies" will raise national revenues, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and encourage investment in renewables and energy efficient technologies. FURTHER READING SSE downplays risk of Greater Gabbard offshore wind farm delay BP clicks its heels to build $800m wind farm in Kansas The agency, which has been leading an increasingly vocal campaign against fossil fuel subsidies, said that government support for oil, gas and coal often fails to deliver on intended objectives, instead encouraging wasteful use of energy and contributing to price volatility by blurring market signals. Eliminating fossil fuel subsidies by ...

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