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that doesn't mean that taking them away is good policy

Neither is leaving them in place. Good policy would be to replace them with something better (less poverty? other energy sources?).

And what share of global fossil fuel subsidies are we talking about here?

by afew (afew(a in a circle)eurotrib_dot_com) on Thu Nov 11th, 2010 at 10:05:48 AM EST
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Electrification for heat and cooking, mass transit for transport. Which also has lots of other good consequences.

But I guess the need to play games on the copper market will make that go even slower.

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by A swedish kind of death on Thu Nov 11th, 2010 at 12:04:53 PM EST
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