Guest post by Elif Gündüzyeli
This year marked the tenth anniversary of the G20’s commitment to phase out fossil fuel subsidies. And yet again, no action was taken to finally walk the talk, and shift public money away from fossil fuels. A recent report shows that G20 spends at least US$64 billion/year in supporting coal alone.
Moreover, Japanese presidency did not hesitate offering a future ‘clean coal’ partnership with Turkey, in order to make up for the not-really-happening-because-not-really-profitable nuclear power plant project. It is about time for everyone to be clear on the fact that the only clean coal is