Fossil fuels' $500bn handouts

Rich countries spend six times more on supporting coal, oil and gas than on helping poorer nations fight climate change.

Rich countries spend six times more on supporting coal, oil and gas than on helping poorer nations fight climate change.

Fossil-fuel producers are receiving more than $500bn a year in government subsidies, dwarfing the amount spent on green levies, according to a leading think-tank.

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