Beyond oil and gas - a new alliance for a greener world

Costa Rica and Denmark are part of a network of governments targeting the supply side of climate action by phasing out fossil fuel exploration and extraction.

New: Gift this subscriber-only story to your friends and family

The science is clear - if we are to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement on climate change, we need to end the era of fossil fuels.

This is why Costa Rica and Denmark are building an alliance of national and sub-national governments willing to ensure green energy transitions.

Already a subscriber? 

Read the full story and more at $9.90/month

Get exclusive reports and insights with more than 500 subscriber-only articles every month

Unlock these benefits

  • All subscriber-only content on ST app and straitstimes.com

  • Easy access any time via ST app on 1 mobile device

  • E-paper with 2-week archive so you won't miss out on content that matters to you

Find out more about climate change and how it could affect you on the ST microsite here.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 24, 2021, with the headline Beyond oil and gas - a new alliance for a greener world. Subscribe