THE POWERFUL PRESENCE OF FOSSIL FUEL LOBBYISTS
Image Credit – Tasos Mansour A coalition of 126 civil society groups have called for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to exclude fossil fuel lobbyists from attending future climate talks, claiming that ‘climate action will always be inadequate if polluting interests are allowed to obstruct.’1 This demand comes after a record […]
CLIMATE TRACE – EMISSIONS TRACKER PAVES THE WAY FOR TRANSPARENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY
Carbon Emissions Released 2021. Source: https://climatetrace.org/map On the 9th of November at COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh, founding member Al Gore announced the launch of Climate TRACE’s newly intricate and highly detailed carbon emissions database. Formed in 2021 prior to COP26, Climate TRACE, which stands for Tracking Real-Time Atmospheric Carbon Emissions, is a global non-profit coalition […]
SHOWING UP FOR COP27
Image Credit – Jordan Madec COP27 is the United Nations Climate Change Conference, and in November 2022 the 27th conference will be hosted by the Government of the Arab Republic of Egypt. The conference takes place every year and unites around 200 countries who present their plans to reduce carbon emissions. The 2021 conference, COP26, […]
COP27 AND COCA-COLA: PR COUP OR PR DISASTER?
Image Credit – Maria Mendiola Coca-Cola is the headline sponsor of COP27. While some folks are Furious – there is a petition to remove the company as sponsor currently running on Change.org – some specialists (see LinkedIn) are pointing out that it’s better for the organisation “to have a seat at the table” – and […]