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Annual Global Fossil Subsidy: $5.2 TRILLION

Posted: Thu Aug 01, 2019 6:57 am
by SageBrush
From the International Monetary Fund (IMF):
https://www.imf.org/en/Publications/WP/ ... ates-46509

So when bozos say ask how we will pay for the transition to clean energy, now you know the answer: take a *small* fraction of the fossil subsidy. All the rest can be given back to the taxpayers, and then a lot more as the fossil resource wars become a distant, nasty memory.

Re: Annual Global Fossil Subsidy: $5.2 TRILLION

Posted: Sat Aug 03, 2019 12:56 pm
by DaveinOlyWA
We only pitch in a mere 600 Billion or so, a pittance. We fund education at 1/10th the rate and quite honestly, it shows. :(