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Cut fossil fuel use ‘dramatically’ to meet climate goals, says Shell-backed report

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The use of fossil fuel, particularly coal and oil, must decline “sharply” if the world is to meet the goals of the Paris accord, according to a new report backed by energy giants Shell and BHP Billiton

April 25, 2017 — Global coal use must be cut by 70% within 25 years, oil use must fall 30% and gas can increase by only 2% out to 2040. The growing global population will instead get its energy from Continue reading Cut fossil fuel use ‘dramatically’ to meet climate goals, says Shell-backed report