Credible Climate Leaders or Climate action blockers? Examining the role of the fossil fuel industry.
Time and Date
Sun, 10 Dec 2023, 13:15-14:45
SE Room 5 (125 pax)
UKYCC's Side Event at COP28
This event explored how the fossil fuel industry blocks climate action. Speakers shared perspectives from communities impacted by fossil fuel extraction, as well as exposed how the industry is delaying the energy transition across the world and at the UNFCCC.
The event explored how we achieve a fossil fuel phase-out & a just transition, and the role the fossil fuel industry plays in this.
A constructive discourse was had as to how the climate movement & parties can respond to ensure accountability, integrity & urgency in climate action
The event included the Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice, Waterkeeper Alliance, Waterkeepers Bahamas, Bargny Coast Waterkeeper, Environmental Defence Canada, and ourselves, the United Kingdom Youth Climate Coalition.