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Costa Rica and Denmark have a new plan to save the world: Stop extracting fossil fuels. In a landmark announcement at United Nations climate talks on Thursday, the countries unveiled the initial signatories of the Beyond Oil and Gas Alliance.

…“In order to begin healing from the climate catastrophe we have created we must first stop digging our way to destruction,” Mohamed Adow, the founder and head of Power Shift Africa, said in a statement.

“Ending our extraction and use of oil and gas is a necessary step in ending our self-harming addiction to fossil fuels.”

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