This petition was submitted during the 2015–2017 Conservative government
Petition Stop all subsidies to the fossil fuel industry and subsidise renewables instead
It is now scientific consensus that not only is climate change the greatest threat facing our society but that the human activity of burning fossil fuels is the primary cause. The government is using public funds to supplement this industry that is destroying our children's future. You need to stop.
Reported evidence of 6Bn in government subsidies -http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/uk-government-pays-6bn-a-year-in-subsidies-to-fossil-fuel-industry-a6730946.html
Scientific consensus - http://climate.nasa.gov/scientific-consensus
David Cameron's sense of desperate urgency in his speech to the Paris Conference in 2015 - https://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/pm-speech-to-the-cop21-summit-in-paris
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