Why Fossils Get a Special Seat at the Climate Table [Humour]
Why do fossil fuel lobbyists get invited to all the best conversations at international climate summits like the one concluding this week in Marrakech?
Particularly when expert analysts from civil society organizations are so often left seething in frustration on the wrong side of a closed door?
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Australian cartoonist First Dog on the Moon has an answer.
It’s to prevent greenies from imposing “a one-world vegan chemtrail caliphate on all of us,” claims First Dog’s satiric character, the Climate Denialist Potato, representing his country at COP 22. (Editor’s note: Yup, busted. That’s totally why we’ve all just spent the last two weeks of 16-hour days at the COP.)