These are the countries spending the most to prop up fossil-fuel production

Fossil fuels are big money-spinners—Saudi Arabia, for example, makes 80% of government revenues from oil. They’re also problematic, not least because carbon-reduction goals already mean great swathes of known reserves could become “stranded,” or uneconomical to extract. So why are rich governments still paying hundreds of billions every year to prop up the production of everything […]

http://qz.com/548003/these-are-the-countries-spending-the-most-to-prop-up-fossil-fuel-production/

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