Accelerate phase-out of fossil fuel subsidies

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Global fossil fuel subsidies total US$600 billion per year, and subsidy reform can help reduce and shift vehicle trips, thus decreasing emissions and air pollution. Consumer fossil fuel subsidy removal in the area of transport could have significant air quality impacts in rapidly growing cities in developing countries, as gasoline and diesel pollution in congested urban centers take a growing toll on public health.

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