'Financing our own extinction': $1.8tr in subsidies funding nature destruction every year, global study finds

Cecilia Keating
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Forestry, agriculture and fossil fuels are among the biggest recipients of subsidies that harm nature, the study contends | Credit: iStock
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Forestry, agriculture and fossil fuels are among the biggest recipients of subsidies that harm nature, the study contends | Credit: iStock

Major report calls for rapid action to be taken by government and business to deliver subsidy reform

The world is spending at least $1.8tr ever year on subsidies that are driving the wholescale destruction of nature, which is in turn jeopardising the future of the global economy. That is the stark...

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