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"Soaring energy prices are a stark reminder of how dependent Europe is on fossil fuels and should serve to accelerate the shift towards renewable forms of energy."
"Soaring energy prices are a stark reminder of how dependent Europe is on fossil fuels and should serve to accelerate the shift towards renewable forms of energy."
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>"Businesses and householders face a rise in energy bills, with some energy suppliers going bust."
>"Businesses and householders face a rise in energy bills, with some energy suppliers going bust."
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>"Over the last five years, the 100 top law firms in the US represented fossil fuel clients in 358 legal cases and transactions worth $1.36tn"
>"Over the last five years, the 100 top law firms in the US represented fossil fuel clients in 358 legal cases and transactions worth $1.36tn"
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"The post-war economy showed that matching unemployed workers with jobs can be challenging even amid headlines of labour shortages"
"The post-war economy showed that matching unemployed workers with jobs can be challenging even amid headlines of labour shortages"
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"Rising prices and lack of goods are what happens when just-in-time economy collides with skin-of-the-pants government"
"Rising prices and lack of goods are what happens when just-in-time economy collides with skin-of-the-pants government"
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"A combination of factors are driving (heh) the United Kingdom’s fuel — or petrol, as it’s called — shortage. United Kingdom is in the grip of a fuel crisis."
"A combination of factors are driving (heh) the United Kingdom’s fuel — or petrol, as it’s called — shortage. United Kingdom is in the grip of a fuel crisis."
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>"US and European media give their verdict on the fuel, food and labour crisis they say is caused by Brexit"
>"US and European media give their verdict on the fuel, food and labour crisis they say is caused by Brexit"
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"With the urgency of the climate crisis becoming clearer by the day, governments and multilateral lenders must end public financing for fossil fuels and increase their support for renewables as soon as possible. This year's United Nations _...Read More_
"With the urgency of the climate crisis becoming clearer by the day, governments and multilateral lenders must end public financing for fossil fuels and increase their support for renewables as soon as possible. This year's United Nations _...Read More_
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“When it comes to pump prices, it is a pretty bleak picture for drivers. With the cost of oil rising and now near a three-year high, wholesale prices are being forced up, which means retailers are paying more than they were just a few days _...Read More_
“When it comes to pump prices, it is a pretty bleak picture for drivers. With the cost of oil rising and now near a three-year high, wholesale prices are being forced up, which means retailers are paying more than they were just a few days _...Read More_
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A detailed look at the gas crisis the UK and Europe are now experiencing and why it is unlikely it will be easily fixed. "Though no longer rich in fossil fuel resources, consistently poor policy choices mean that the UK and Europe as a _...Read More_
A detailed look at the gas crisis the UK and Europe are now experiencing and why it is unlikely it will be easily fixed. "Though no longer rich in fossil fuel resources, consistently poor policy choices mean that the UK and Europe as a _...Read More_
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Fascinating new research on how an influential group of economists hired by the oil and gas industry used models that inflated predicted costs of climate policies, while ignoring benefits. This is really important work.
Fascinating new research on how an influential group of economists hired by the oil and gas industry used models that inflated predicted costs of climate policies, while ignoring benefits. This is really important work.
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Indeed, why are fossil fuels valued more than the environment and human life? Perhaps we should ask our PM and Rupert Murdoch. Why is life on Earth still taking second place to fossil fuel companies?
Indeed, why are fossil fuels valued more than the environment and human life? Perhaps we should ask our PM and Rupert Murdoch. Why is life on Earth still taking second place to fossil fuel companies?
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"BHP is banking profits from its failing assets, while washing its hands of the responsibility for its past and ongoing contribution to climate change."
"BHP is banking profits from its failing assets, while washing its hands of the responsibility for its past and ongoing contribution to climate change."
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>"Scheme with Asian Development Bank could help make big progress on climate goals, says insurer"
>"Scheme with Asian Development Bank could help make big progress on climate goals, says insurer"
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Australia increased its fossil fuel subsidies by 48% from 2015-19 Canada’s support rose by 40% and that from the US by 37% UK subsidies fell by 18% over that time but still stood at $17bn in 2019
Australia increased its fossil fuel subsidies by 48% from 2015-19 Canada’s support rose by 40% and that from the US by 37% UK subsidies fell by 18% over that time but still stood at $17bn in 2019