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Fossil Fuels Subsidised By $10m a Minute, Says IMF (With Video "Keep Fossil Fuels in the Ground")


Business  (tags: costs, pollution, IMF, subsidies, health costs, humans )

Evelyn
- 1495 days ago - theguardian.com
'Shocking' revelation finds $5.3tn subsidy estimate for 2015 is greater than the total health spending of all the world's governments. The vast sum is largely due to polluters not paying the costs imposed on governments by the burning of coal, oil & gas



   

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Kathleen M (208)
Saturday May 23, 2015, 7:19 am
Emphatically signed, shared and noted! Thanks, Evelyn. Utterly disgraceful!
 

. (0)
Saturday May 23, 2015, 7:35 am
> Fossil Fuels Subsidised By $10m a Minute
Nuclear - made possible ONLY by weapons-development and "the mother of all subsidies. " (The Nuclear Cost Shell Game)
...
Capitalism (or its current, exalted form of capitalfascism(*) ) clearly is not only a Ponzi-scheme, but also a suicide-program.




*) " Fascism should more appropriately be called Corporatism because it is a merger of State and corporate power. " -- il duce Benito Mussolini (1883-1945) (WHERE???)


 

David C (75)
Saturday May 23, 2015, 7:36 am
yuck
 

Kathryn M (108)
Saturday May 23, 2015, 8:16 am
Noted. Shared.
 

Janet B (0)
Saturday May 23, 2015, 12:23 pm
Thanks
 

Jane H (139)
Saturday May 23, 2015, 12:39 pm
omg, horrid. Thanks you for publicizing this---everyone should know!
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday May 23, 2015, 12:55 pm
https://youtu.be/F0vycQ06a04
USE THIS GUYS IDEAD
 

Birgit W (160)
Saturday May 23, 2015, 1:57 pm
Shocking, and we wonder why there is no money left for the rest of us.
Thanks for sharing.
 

Evelyn B (63)
Saturday May 23, 2015, 3:52 pm
Shirley - that's neat - yet another idea squashed by the $$$$$ of big business!
 

Darren Woolsey (218)
Saturday May 23, 2015, 4:22 pm
Signed, shared on facebook and twittersphere
 

Fiona Ogilvie (562)
Saturday May 23, 2015, 4:26 pm
Signed and shared.
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday May 23, 2015, 7:40 pm
Noted, signed---thanks Evelyn. Greed.
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday May 24, 2015, 5:48 am
Paid devastation???
 

Roberto MARINI (88)
Sunday May 24, 2015, 9:00 am
thanks for posting
 

Janet B (0)
Sunday May 24, 2015, 12:25 pm
Thanks
 
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