Fossil Fuel Subsidies for EU Fishing?

Fossil fuel subsidies for EU fishing

The EU fishing fleet receives a tax break of between €759 million and €1.5 billion from fuel tax subsidies each year, as well as producing nearly 7.3 million tons of CO2 just from burning fuel, according to a report by Our Fish. The report which estimates the fossil fuel tax subsidies received for the entire EU…

End to Destructive Fishing Crucial for the Ocean

Overfishing

Responding to the publication of the ‘Physical Science Basis for the Sixth Assessment Report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which unequivocally states that unprecedented CO2 emissions are leading to widespread, rapid and intensifying changes not seen for thousands of years, Our Fish Programme Director Rebecca Hubbard said: “This latest IPCC report is the…