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The world is doubling down on fossil fuels even as global demand peaks

The world's biggest producers of fossil fuels aren't letting go of dirty energy just yet. In fact, most of them plan to keep producing coal, oil, and natural gas for decades to come, despite signs that demand for dirty energy will peak this decade. That's the conclusion of a major United Nations report that analyzes the production plans of 20 major fossil fuel-producing countries ahead of the COP28 climate conference in Abu Dhabi.

November 8, 2023

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