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InfoGraphic: $1 Trillion in Global Fossil-Fuel Subsidies

Stephen Kretzmann | Posted 06.10.2013 | Green
Stephen Kretzmann

There is likely more than $1 trilion annually provided for the production and consumption of oil, gas, and coal. That's a lot of money to be wasting and hiding, and it could be put to far better use for education, hunger, poverty, renewable energy, and many many other uses.

Stormy Weather for Fossil Fuel Subsidies: 100,000 Messages in 24 Hours to Rio20+

Susan Casey-Lefkowitz | Posted 08.20.2012 | Green
Susan Casey-Lefkowitz

Yesterday’s 24 hours of tweets calling for the end of fossil fuels subsidies is part of a broad movement telling our leaders that it is time to ...

Public, Politicians, and Others Rally to End Fossil Fuel Subsidies at Rio+20

Jake Schmidt | Posted 08.20.2012 | Green
Jake Schmidt

Over the last 24 hours the social media world was abuzz with ending fossil subsidies as a core part of efforts to address global warming.

Finding the Heart of the Rio+20 Earth Summit: A Growing Call for Action From around the World

Susan Casey-Lefkowitz | Posted 08.19.2012 | Green
Susan Casey-Lefkowitz

To dig deeper and find the heart in the Rio+20 Earth Summit, we need to look at the public mobilization that is driving governments to take action.

The Public Supports Ending Fossil Fuel Subsidies -- Let's See That as an Action From the Earth Summit

Susan Casey-Lefkowitz | Posted 06.10.2013 | Green
Susan Casey-Lefkowitz

Far from governments actually ending fossil fuel subsidies, the International Energy Agency reports that in 2012 governments are expected to spend nearly three times more money subsidizing fossil fuels than they did in 2009.

#EndFossilFuelSubsidies Taking Twitter by Storm

Jamie Henn | Posted 08.18.2012 | Green
Jamie Henn

A coordinated campaign to promote the hashtag #endfossilfuelsubsidies during the Rio+20 Earth Summit has taken the internet by storm today.

Stop Public Handouts to Oil, Gas and Coal Companies, Now

Robert Redford | Posted 08.18.2012 | Green
Robert Redford

We should not be subsidizing the destruction of our planet. Fossil fuels are literally cooking our planet, polluting our air and draining our wallets. Why should we continue to reward companies to do that?