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Council on Foreign Relations Addresses Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform

Energy politics is the main obstacle preventing governments from phasing out fossil fuel subsidies, according to a recent Council on Foreign Relations workshop. Fossil fuel subsidies are exacting a high toll on societies worldwide, particularly in the Middle East and North Africa, hindering sustainable development and efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Will US Lawmakers Pass A Climate Action Bill Before Copenhagen?

It remains unclear whether U.S. policy-makers will be able to pass climate change legislation before the UN meeting this December in Copenhagen