How are polluting industries lobbying against real climate action?
As Prime Minister De Croo and President von der Leyen hobnob with the leaders of big business at BASF Antwerp, 70+ NGOs have demanded an end to privileged access for polluting industries and ambitious action on the toxic pollution, biodiversity, and climate crises.
Another year, another COP. Listen to our new podcast episode of EU Watchdog Radio, where Pascoe Sabido spills the tea of what went down in Dubai.
Despite the hailed deal to “transition away from fossil fuels”, the 2023 UN climate summit’s text has the oily fingerprints of the fossil fuel lobby all over it. COP28 is more likely to facilitate a fossil fuel frenzy by cementing false solutions.
Here's a compilation of the videos we have produced for COP28, from myth busters to explanatory videos!
To make the COP28 outcome truly “historic”, we need to free the talks — and our political and economic systems — from the oily grip of the fossil fuel industry. Op-ed in Euronews.
As COP28 came to an end in Dubai, members of the Global Campaign to Demand Climate Justice, including Corporate Europe Observatory, released a statement calling out the negotiating text and its loopholes.
The European Union and its Member States have brought more than 130 fossil fuel lobbyists into COP28, according to new research by Corporate Europe Observatory, a member of the Kick Polluters Out Coalition.
At least 2456 fossil fuel lobbyists have been granted access to the COP28 summit in Dubai, signalling an unprecedented presence at crucial climate talks from representatives of some of the world’s biggest polluters, according to a new analysis from the Kick Big Polluters Out (KBPO) coalition.
The EU and the COP28 summit host, the United Arab Emirates, in cahoots with Big Oil & Gas and global consultancies, have laid the groundwork for a hydrogen boost at the summit. A powerful smokescreen that could extend – and even increase – the use of fossil fuels.
As EU Climate Commissioner Wopke Hoekstra heads to COP28, new research by CEO shows why he is the perfect pick for big polluters, as his 11 years at the consultancy firm McKinsey cast serious doubts on his ability to represent the EU public
Take a look at our long infographic based on our report "The dirty truth about the EU’s hydrogen push".
Fossil fuel lobbyists attended UN climate talks more than 7000 times over the past 20 years as part of decades-long campaign to influence climate action. The findings are the tip of the iceberg and bolster the case to kick Big Polluters out of the talks on the eve of the COP28 Dubai talks.
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