Democratic senators warn UN secretary general of eroding public trust in Cop

Letter urges sponsors provide ‘corporate climate political influencing statements’ after 630 lobbyists attend Cop27Senior Democratic senators have written to the head of the United Nations warning that public trust in global negotiations on climate action is at risk because of the scale of corporate lobbying – and new controls are needed.Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island, Ben Cardin of Maryland and Ed Markey of Massachusetts have sent a letter to António Gutierres, the UN secretary general, urging the UN to require sponsors and participants at future climate conferences to provide “audited corporate climate political influencing statements”. Continue reading… Source – Full Article Democratic senators warn UN secretary general of eroding public trust in Cop

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