Record Number of Fossil Fuel Lobbyists at COP28, Environmentalists Say

Posted on AllSides December 5th, 2023
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A group representing a coalition of environmental groups combed through the public list of people granted access to the United Nations COP28 climate talks and found at least 2,456 people the group considers fossil fuel lobbyists.

The Kick Big Polluters Out coalition said that means that COP28, underway in Dubai, has the greatest number of participants affiliated with fossil fuel interests known to attend one of the annual U.N. climate negotiations.

"The sheer number of fossil fuel lobbyists at climate talks that could determine our future is beyond justification," Joseph...

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