U.N. scolds nations over fossil-fuel production as world wrestles with energy crisis

Gregory Wrightstone, executive director of the CO2 Coalition , noted the contrast between the climate pledges and accelerated fossil-fuel production:

“The divergence between net-zero commitments and the increasing production of fossil fuels is the difference between the fantasy that modern society can thrive without coal, oil and natural gas and the reality that people want — and deserve — to live free of poverty and deprivation,” he said.

This article originally appeared on the Washington Times website at https://m.washingtontimes.com/news/2021/oct/20/un-scolds-nations-over-fossil-fuel-production-worl/

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