Fossil Fuels: The Case For Ending Producer Subsidies

27 de fevereiro, 2018

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Welcome to episode 7 of our podcast series. Our guest in this episode is Tim Pfefferle, one of the winners of our writing competition on new economic thinking. We discuss his article on fossil fuels and producer subsidies, their detrimental impact on climate change and global climate governance as well as possible ways out of this quagmire. We also talk about the European Investment Bank and their largest investment in the energy sector ever – €1.5 billion for a gas pipeline.

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This episode was recorded on 16 February, 2018.


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