Government’s Climate Adviser Is Gross in Human Rights Failure – Guido Fawkes

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Government Climate Adviser Fowls In Human Rights Failure





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Lord Deben, the scandal-ridden chairman of the Committee on Climate Change, has once again demonstrated his flexible standards. Debe’s consulting firm Sancroft, “Learning from Qatar” in the context of debate around world championship. Deben’s firm advises football clubs to reduce human rights risk and “creating positive change in social issues.” He advocates for clubs to be vigilant in their supply chains to reduce human rights concerns. However, Sancroft clearly did not take his own advice. Environmental consultancy receives money from Qatari ministers who sell gas…

This raises another issue of transparency. The Committee on Climate Change tightened its reporting protocols after Debe’s history of questionable business dealings was revealed. However, Deben did not yet declare his Qatari connection to the committee, as in the Lords register, only mentioning his role in Sancroft at length. This is hardly a model for transparency. Guido wonders why an environmental consultant doesn’t want to disclose fossil fuel funding…