Fossil fuel subsidies
On the face of it, the failure to explicitly call for an end to fossil fuel subsidies in the nearly 50-page conference text was cited as a major failure, leading to a Twitter campaign of more than 100,000 Tweets. But Mr. Shultz says that the world is talking about it â€“ underlined by the Twitter campaign and far beyond â€“ and that it's one of the most promising developments in terms of the public coalescing around an idea towards a sustainable future.
â€śThere is a clear consensus that the first order of business is to get rid of subsidies for gas and oil and carbon,â€ť he says. â€śI think that everybody from the World Bank to leftists in Latin America are talking about that.â€ť