Petition Convert fossil fuel subsidies into subsidies for renewable energy

The UK Parliament has declared a climate emergency. It now needs to take action.
A simple, budget-neutral way to do this would be to convert existing subsidies for fossil fuels (currently the highest in Europe) into subsidies for renewable energy and insulation, say over a 1-3 year timeframe.

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UK government has the biggest fossil fuel subsidies in the EU:
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/jan/23/uk-has-biggest-fossil-fuel-subsidies-in-the-eu-finds-commission

UK Parliament has declared a climate emergency:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-48126677

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