A Big Reason UN Climate Talks Aren’t Working February 17, 2020
The fossil fuel industry has been allowed to underwrite and sponsor the United Nations climate talks for years, including the recent COP25 in Madrid. This creates a massive conflict of interest for a conference that’s supposed to be solving the climate crisis. Sponsorships give oil, coal and gas groups access to events and delegates, creating opportunities to push to weaken the Paris Agreement.
In response, a youth-led group of activists is calling for an end to polluter funding at future COPs.
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