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10 February 2015 – Fossil-Fuel Subsidies and Climate Change Options for Policy-Makers within their Intended Nationally Determined Contributions

Eliminating the hundreds of billions of dollars that governments are spending on fossil-fuel subsidies would reduce global greenhouse gas emissions by between 6 and 13 per cent by 2050. This is according to a new report by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) which demonstrates the considerable impact that removing fossil-fuel subsidies would have on climate change.

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