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South Africa displays global leadership in tackling carbon emissions and climate change

WWF International’s Global Climate & Energy Initiative (GCEI) has today welcomed the announcement this week of a package of measures aimed at reducing South Africa’s greenhouse gas emissions. South Africa ranks 10th among the world’s largest carbon emitters and the announcement to implement  a carbon tax in January 2015 by South African Finance Minister Pravin […]

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Maintenance of fossil fuel subsidies is a global scandal, supporting IMF findings

Gland, Switzerland – The continued maintenance of fossil fuel subsidies is a global scandal and governments should work to transform these subsidies into financing for energy efficiency and renewable energy, says WWF, responding to a report released today by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The International Monetary Fund (IMF) report Energy Subsidy Reform: Lessons and […]

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