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Cheap Oil Seen by EU as Good Time to Cut Fossil-Fuel Subsidies

Scrapping subsidies for fossil fuels in 20 nations would cut national carbon-dioxide emissions by an average of 11 percent within five years, according to a study last year by the International Institute for Sustainable Development in Winnipeg, Canada, and the Nordic Council of Ministers in Copenhagen.

January 22, 2016