Dirty hands on dirty deals: TTIP and COP21 shaped by same big business interests

dirty hands_coverPublished by: Corporate Europe Observatory, October 2015
Written by: Rachel Tansey, with input from Lora Verheecke, Pascoe Sabido, Pia Eberhardt & Nina Holland

What do the UN climate talks in Paris this December, “COP21”, and the ongoing EU-US trade negotiations, TTIP, have in common? Both look set to create deals that work for big business and dirty industry, but threaten people and the planet and undermine the fight for climate justice. The same profit hungry multinationals and their lobby groups pushing TTIP’s corporate power-grab are also intent on wrecking the climate. As a result, shareholders and chief executives will continue to line their pockets whilst trashing our communities and their environments.

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