“Inviting gas, oil and coal corporations to shape climate policy is akin to looking to Big Tobacco to shape public health policy.” -John Stewart, deputy campaign director at Corporate Accountability International.
“Who is afraid of Pipeline metering? Why publish what you pay without publishing what you pump?” Dr. Godwin Ojo,Executive Director, Environmental Rights Action/ Friends of the Earth Nigeria.
“Intergovernmental summits have proven to be ineffective, too ineffective, in addressing the challenges of climate change, the loss of biodiversity or environmental protection. Negotiators are trapped in narrow national interests as well as the interests of corporations on their national delegations. The lowest common denominator negotiated by the world’s governments is not enough. It is indeed time to have the world’s citizens heard through an elected UN Parliamentary Assembly.” – Nnimmo Bassey, Nigerian environmentalist, Chair of Friends of the Earth International 2008-2012, in a statement of 15 November 2012
“Some things that are financially profitable are not environmentally sensible.” Are your actions environmentally sensible?