Fossil fuel and agriculture handouts climb to $1.8tn a year, study says

Governments worldwide are spending at least $1.8tn a year on subsidies in support of heavily polluting industries led by coal, oil, gas and agriculture, according to new research, despite their commitment to climate change targets.

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Despite pledges by governments to build back «greener» from the pandemic, support packages have continued to assist polluting industries.
Despite pledges by governments to build back «greener» from the pandemic, support packages have continued to assist polluting industries. (Foto: Ina Fassbender/AFP/NTB)