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The Energy Game is Rigged: Fossil Fuel Subsidies Topped $620 Billion in 2011

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Emily E. Adams
World Fossil Fuel Consumption Subsidies, 2011
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The energy game is rigged in favor of fossil fuels because we omit the environmental and health costs of burning coal, oil, and natural gas from their prices. Subsidies manipulate the game even further. According to conservative estimates from the Global Subsidies Initiative and the International Energy Agency (IEA), governments around the world spent more than $620 billion to subsidize fossil fuel energy in 2011: some $100 billion for production and $523 billion for consumption. This was 20 percent higher than in 2010, largely because of higher world oil prices. ... Read more about The Energy Game is Rigged: Fossil Fuel Subsidies Topped $620 Billion in 2011

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How Can We End Our Fossil Fuel Addiction By 2050?

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https://arbtech.co.uk/can-we-end-our-fossil-fuel-addiction-2050/

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Since the Industrial Revolution, the world has been hooked on fossil fuels. This fatal addiction has us living on borrowed time, facing ecological and economic ruin by 2050. 

At present we remain dangerously over-reliant on fossil-fuel power. However, it’s not too late – if we take steps in the right direction we can beat our addiction. ... Read more about How Can We End Our Fossil Fuel Addiction By 2050?

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Transportation to Work: San Diego County, 2009

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"San Diego is dominated by automobile usage as a result of our increasing population, suburban lifestyles, and land use decisions dating back to the early 20th century. For example, only 3% of our workforce commutes to work using public transportation (ranking 33rd out of 50 cities). 76% of San Diegans drive to work alone; 10% carpool, leading to one of the highest congestion rankings in the country (41 of the 50 largest cities)." - Equinox Center ... Read more about Transportation to Work: San Diego County, 2009

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CA Energy Sources

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http://energyalmanac.ca.gov/overview/energy_sources.html

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California is the eighth largest economy in the world, according to the state's Legislative Analyst's Office. To meet the needs of its growing population, California's economy depends upon affordable, reliable, and environmentally sound supplies of electricity, natural gas, and transportation fuels. ... Read more about CA Energy Sources

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Sebastian Hanna 100% Renewable Energy for Sweden Presentation

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100% Renewable Energy for Sweden's Electricity Sector by 2020

Arctic oil rush will ruin ecosystem, warns Lloyd's of London

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Julia Kollewe and Terry Macalister
Arctic oil rush will ruin ecosystem, warns Lloyd's of London
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Insurance market joins environmentalists in highlighting risks of drilling in fragile region as $100bn investment is predicted

Lloyd's of London, the world's biggest insurance market, has become the first major business organisation to raise its voice about huge potential environmental damage from oil drilling in the ... Read more about Arctic oil rush will ruin ecosystem, warns Lloyd's of London

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