How are polluting industries lobbying against real climate action?
Every time the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) fails to reduce emissions, the politicians and businesses who promote the scheme reach for their Samuel Beckett: “Try again, fail again, fail better.”
Les mêmes grandes entreprises à la manœuvre dans le tafta/ ttip et la COP21.
Reforms announced last week do little to address flaws in EU's Emissions Trading System.
The European Commission is publicly talking up its climate ambition on the road to the UN climate talks in Paris this December. But a new briefing by Corporate Europe Observatory and Friends of the Earth Europe shows that in reality, its recently-established advisory group for the evaluation of shale gas development is opening the back door to fracking across Europe, despite massive public opposition.
Unelected Commission needs to listen to Parliament and clean up its advisory system.
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