Greg Muttitt is Co-Lead of Sustainable Energy Supplies at IISD. He has over 20 years of research experience on fossil fuels and climate change, focusing on the economics and politics of energy transitions. Before joining IISD, he was Research Director at Oil Change International and Co-Director at Platform. He is the author of the book Fuel on the Fire: Oil and Politics in Occupied Iraq (Random House, 2011). He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Physics & Philosophy and a Master of Science in energy economics. He lives in the United Kingdom
How quickly does the world need to ‘phase down’ all fossil fuels?
Limiting climate change requires tackling emissions from all three fossil fuels. However, our research suggests that a greater focus on cutting oil-and-gas use would not only be more equitable, but also more realistic.
February 23, 2023