MEDIA ADVISORY: Climate activists demand an end to fossil fuel interference in climate talks

group of women holding signs - "KICK BIG POLLUTERS OUT"

WHAT: Join members of the Kick Big Polluters Out coalition for a mass action and press conference to learn about fossil fuel industry interference in climate talks and why climate activists from around the world are demanding we kick big polluters out of climate talks! As the climate crisis intensifies, world governments are gathering in Bonn, Germany for the next round of U.N. climate talks. Come hear from frontline activists, climate organizations and constituencies about how world governments can end fossil fuel obstruction and deliver the urgent action needed during the Bonn climate talks.


WHEN/WHERE: Wednesday June 7, 2023

Mass Action: 8:30 AM CEST, directly outside the World Conference Center Bonn.

UNFCCC Press conference: 11:00 AM CEST in Nairobi 4 with livestream here.



Mass Action Speakers:

  • Thomas Joseph, Indigenous Environmental Network
  • Saoi O’Connor, Fridays for Future
  • Muhammed Lamin Saidykhan, Climate Action Network
  • Adrien Salazar, Grassroots Global Justice
  • Andrea Echeverri, Global Forest Coalition
  • Alexia Leclercq, Start:Empowerment

UNFCCC Press Conference Speakers:

  • Gina Cortes Valderrama, Women Engage for a Common Future
  • Tasneem Essop, Climate Action Network
  • Thomas Joseph, Indigenous Environmental Network
  • Lucy Jordan, UK Youth Climate Coalition
  • Jose Bravo, Just Transition Alliance
  • Moderated by Rachel Rose Jackson, Corporate Accountability


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