Joe Biden has pledged to work to end public funding of ‘carbon-intensive’ fossil fuel projects – a wording campaigners fear leaves the door open to methane gas
Slow pace of clean technology investment jeopardises climate targets says Maria van der Hoeven
Developing countries are spending 75 times more on fossil fuel subsidies than they receive to combat climate change according to a new report by the Overseas Development Institute
Organisation issues roadmap for successful reform of tax breaks and uncompetitive pricing that encourages unsustainable consumption habits and damages the climate
Subsidies increased by 30% globally to $523bn but industry’s share is dissipating among richer nations with subsidies to consumers driving the bulk of the growth
Latest World Energy Outlook reveals many Middle East and North African countries increased subsidies in wake of Arab Spring as they look to appease restless populations.
Discussions in Bonn turned to identifying specific sources of funding and how they might be able to turned into action on the ground, but old disputes meant there was no clear winner.
Maria van der Hoeven calls for governments to let high oil prices cut consumer demand.