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How did an oil baron end up in charge of the world’s biggest climate conference? With the help of the public relations and advertising industry.
That’s the gist of a new report from activist group Clean Creatives, which demands that the ad industry cut ties with fossil fuel clients.
The report builds on a slew of investigative work demonstrating conflicts of interest among leadership of the United Nations climate summit (COP28) and its relationships with major PR and ad agencies.