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The Green Brief: Lawmakers call for swift phase-out of fossil fuel subsidies

The Green Brief: Lawmakers call for swift phase-out of fossil fuel subsidies

“Getting rid of fossil fuel subsidies – like tax exemptions on kerosene for planes or diesel for fishing vessels – is a crucial step towards a decarbonised Europe, one of the main objectives of the EU Green Deal,” Flaminia Tacconi, fisheries lawyer at ClientEarth.
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Response to European Parliament vote on rapid phase out of subsidies that harm the environment

"By calling for the elimination of all harmful subsidies, the European Parliament is taking the lead in EU’s fight against climate change", said Flaminia Tacconi, fisheries lawyer at ClientEarth.
Statement: Business Organisations and NGOs call on EU decision-makers to remove public subsidies to fossil fuel consumption

Statement: Business Organisations and NGOs call on EU decision-makers to remove public subsidies to fossil fuel consumption

The EU and its Member States must fulfil their commitment to stop public money from supporting wasteful economic activities that degrade our environment. We urge EU leaders to stop subsidizing fossil fuels.