Corporate Europe Observatory

Exposing the power of corporate lobbying in the EU

Warsaw COP19 climate blog

Large corporations and their lobby groups are working with the Polish government to steer climate negotiations away from effective climate action and towards false solutions, like dirty coal and carbon markets. This year's UN climate negotiations (COP19) are set to be the most corporate captured ever. This blog sounds the alarm in the run-up to and during Warsaw conference and will expose new facts about dirty industry and its political allies through our investigative work.


For comprehensive background information, check out the COP19 Guide to Corporate Lobbying.

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Polluters talk, we walk

Corporate Europe Observatory was among those leaving the talks, alongside allies like

Dear UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres,

As negotiators, delegates and security watched on, this year’s 13 corporate sponsors – the first year a COP President has asked for official sponsorship – young people impersonating the biggest climate criminals bid for elemen

The Coal Summit is organised by the World Coal Association and co-hosted by the Polish Ministry of Economy (one of the many acts carried out by their government to undermine progress on climate change), and is expected to have Figueres, Executive Secretary of the Unite

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