Polluting nations lobby to weaken climate action – BBC News

Saudi Arabia, Australia and Japan are among a number of countries who have lobbied for changes to a report, which underlines the need to move away from fossil fuels.

The lobbying was revealed in a leak of documents seen by the BBC.

Saudi Arabia is one of the world’s larges oil producers, Australia is a major coal exporter.

The leak came ahead of a the meeting of world leaders in Glasgow for global climate talks.

Huw Edwards presents BBC News at Ten reporting by climate editor Justin Rowlatt.

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