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Governments Spend $1.4 Billion Per Day to Destabilize Climate

January 19th, 2012 | by Earth Policy Institute

We distort reality when we omit the health and environmental costs associated with burning fossil fuels from their prices. When governments actually subsidize their use, they take the distortion even further. Worldwide, direct fossil fuel subsidies added up to roughly $500 billion in 2010.

The Good News About Coal

June 28th, 2011 | by Earth Policy Institute

By Lester R. Brown During the years when governments and the media were focused on preparations for the 2009 Copenhagen [&hellip

Coal-Fired Power On the Way Out?

February 25th, 2010 | by Earth Policy Institute

The past two years have witnessed the emergence of a powerful movement opposing the construction of new coal-fired power plants [&hellip

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