Fossil Fuels

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Fossil fuel subsidies and finance

G20 governments are spending $444 billion every year to support fossil fuel production. These financial flows are limiting the expansion of renewable energies that could curb global warming and meet a variety of sustainable development goals.

By Elizabeth Bast, Alex Doukas

The Limits to Green Growth

The attempt to connect environmental and economic objectives turn out more difficult than expected. The green transformation must be seen as a political task.

By Lili Fuhr, Thomas Fatheuer, Barbara Unmüßig

Marginal Oil: What is driving oil companies dirtier and deeper?

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This paper is a document that describes the drivers behind marginal oil investments and gives an overview of existing and potential projects across the globe. It contains important analysis that should be public knowledge and will productively feed the ongoing debate, from Cancun to Durban to Rio and beyond.