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IEA has become increasingly supportive of clean energy yet “continues to appeal to its oil-producing funders, ducking hard questions about the endgame for dirty energy”

IEA has become increasingly supportive of clean energy yet “continues to appeal to its oil-producing funders, ducking hard questions about the endgame for dirty energy”

Under its Executive Director, Fatih Birol, the IEA leads talk of a green recovery, yet dodges hard questions about phasing out dirty energy. Chloé Farand discusses in an article on the Climate Change News website.   For all its green talk, the IEA still gives comfort to oil and gas producers When oil major Total … Continue reading

European governments often appear to champion low-carbon policies yet, in 2017, EU countries collectively spent US$87 billion subsidising the cost of fossil fuels

European governments often appear to champion low-carbon policies yet, in 2017, EU countries collectively spent US$87 billion subsidising the cost of fossil fuels

We all know that fossil fuels are still heavily subsidised but it is still a surprise to see the extent of them.  Radek Stefanski, Senior Lecturer in Economics at the University of St Andrews discusses the subsides in an article on The Conversation website.  With the President-elect for the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen … Continue reading