Articles containing the tag ‘subsidies’

17 September 2014: For climate protection, money is more important than targets.

In my new CER paper I argue that international climate negotiations should focus on money not targets. So the G20 is a better forum than the UN is.

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5 November 2010: Courts block Spanish coal subsidies

Courts have put injunctions on the Spanish government’s plans to subsidise Spanish coal. This is welcome. Subsidies should go to coal with CCS, and to renewables.

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The EU must support clean energy, not dirty coal

The European Commission has proposed that subsidies to hard coal should be phased out by 2014. This is good, but must be agreed by EU national governments, some of whom will almost certainly try to extend the deadline.

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