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Germany: environmentally harmful subsidies amount to over 52 billion euros

Even as Germany  focuses much effort and funding on climate protection measures, it continues to subsidise environmentally harmful policies and technology, according to a study by the Federal Environmental Agency (UBA). The report, which looked at environmentally harmful subsidies in

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Fossil fuel subsidies growing despite concerns

Today most energy sources are subsidised, and none more so than fossil fuels. Indeed in straight numerical terms, subsidies for oil, coal and gas far outweigh those for renewables. According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), in 2012 global fossil

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