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Japan: Second Worst in G7 at Reforming Fossil Fuel Subsidies

Despite Japan’s commitments to phase out fossil fuel subsidies and tackle climate change under the Paris Agreement, the government—like all G7 governments—continues to provide billions in support to oil, gas and coal, both domestically and internationally, through fiscal support and public financ

June 04, 2018

G7 Countries Waste $100 Billion A Year On Coal, Oil and Gas

Government support for coal, oil and gas in the G7 countries totals over $100 billion a year. This support for the production and consumption of oil, gas and coal not only wastes taxpayer money, it also runs counter to the pledges of the G7 nations to end fossil fuel subsidies by 2025.

June 04, 2018