Earlier today, civil society groups held a protest outside of a fossil fuel industry side event held at the COP20 and called on the UN to ban fossil fuel lobbyists from the UN climate talks. We’re not letting fossil fuel companies greenwash at COP20. If you’re destroying the planet, get out of the process.
Representatives from indigenous communities in Colombia, Peru, and Canada spoke out against the environmental and human right violations caused by the fossil fuel industry. Read this article by 350’s Jamie Henn to learn more about this event.
Here’s a wrap up of the action: