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Across the region, energy (and especially fossil fuel) subsidies are widespread. But they come at a real cost in terms of foregone opportunities for development (see my August 2014 post on this in the ADBI blog… 29 more words
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It is correct that all energy sources receive some form of subsidization, but it is the relative magnitude that is in question here. In the link you provided, renewables received 12.2 G$ from 2002-2008 while fossil fuels received 70.2 G$.
This is a sequel to The more you know about nuclear power the more you like it, Part 1, where I promised to look at the relative nuclear support amongst print and TV media, scientists and the public. 729 more words