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Connexions: Volume 7, Number 1 - March 1982
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1982
$88 billion a year in subsidies for climate disaster: Global governments spend more than double what energy companies invest to find new regions for oil and gas drilling, despite climate change
Prupis, Nadia
Article
2014
Despite pledging in 2009 to phase out public subsidies for the fossil fuel industry, G20 countries have disregarded those promises and are currently spending $88 billion a year in taxpayer money to fu...
Looking for Trouble
Monbiot, George
Article
2010
Why are we still prospecting for oil when we can't afford to use existing reserves?
Private Empire: ExxonMobil and American Power
Coll, Steve
Book
2012
The first hard-hitting examination of ExxonMobil, Private Empire is the masterful result of Coll’s indefatigable reporting. A penetrating, newsbreaking study, Private Empire is a defining portrait of ...
Stupid to the Last Drop: How Alberta is Bringing Environmental Armageddon to Canada (and Doesn't Seem to Care)
Marsden, William
Book
2007
As the world teeters on the edge of catastrophic climate change, Alberta plunges ahead with uncontrolled development of its fossil fuels, levelling its northern Boreal forest to get at the oil sands, ...

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World Bank
The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. We are not a bank in the common sense. We are made up of two unique development institutions owned by 185 member coun...