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Applause as Islamic Climate Declaration calls for fossil fuel phase-out

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Islamic leaders from 20 countries on Tuesday in Istanbul, Turkey launched a bold Climate Change Declaration to engage the world’s 1.6 billion Muslims on the issue of our time. Adopted by the 60 participants at the International Islamic Climate Change Symposium (Istanbul, 17-18 August), the Declaration urges governments to deliver a strong, new international climate agreement in Paris this December that ...

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Fossil fuel, renewable energy subsidies on the rise, says report

A new Worldwatch Institute report examines the rise in subsides for renewable and fossil fuel-based energy production. Total subsidies for renewable energy stood at $66 billion in 2010, but are still dwarfed by the total value of global fossil fuel subsidies estimated at between $775 billion and more than $1 trillion in 2012, according to new research conducted by the ...

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