“About 20% of the €170m (£122m) cost of the Paris [climate] conference will come from firms such as EDF, Engie (formerly known as GDF Suez), Air France, Renault-Nissan and BNP Paribas.” (http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/may/29/paris-climate-summit-sponsors-include-fossil-fuel-firms-and-big-carbon-emitters)

The ‘polluter pays’ principle has never looked so contaminated.


“The agreement [the Science Museum] signed made absolutely clear that the museum and its expert team retained total editorial control [over the ‘Atmosphere’ exhibition], and Shell not only respected this, but made very helpful inputs.” (http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/oct/09/science-museum-former-head-gives-greenpeaces-lego-campaign-0-out-of-10)

Should read ‘helpfuel pollutants’, also known as ‘venting to atmosphere’.