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Spending on global fossil fuel subsidies in 2022 shattered all-time records – Report

According to a new report, 2022 saw record-shattering spending on fossil fuel subsidies as some parts of the world face devastating climate impacts. Though the sharp uptick in subsidies was driven by a response to the energy crisis, authors of the report highlighted that fossil fuel subsidies be redirected to welfare and those who need it most.

August 25, 2023