Nominees

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Vattenfall has won the Climate Greenwash Award 2009, with 38.96% of the total votes. Vattenfall was nominated for their branding of problems as solutions. Swedish energy company, Vattenfall portrays itself as a climate champion while lobbying to continue business as usual, using coal, nuclear power, and false solutions such as agrofuels.
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Shell came second with 19.35% of the votes for the Climate Greenwash Award 2009. Shell was nominated for making misleading claims about action to tackle climate change while withdrawing investments from renewable energy supplies, flaring gas in Nigeria and supporting dirty energy supplies like tar sands.
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DONG Energy attracted 14.4% of the votes for the Climate Greenwash Award 2009. DONG Energy was nominated for promoting coal-fired power stations as action to tackle climate change. DONG Energy - a key member of lobby group Combat Climate Change - is actively developing new coal-fired power stations binding Europe to a future with high carbon emissions.
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ArcelorMittal attracted 9.7% of the votes for the Climate Greenwash Award 2009. ArcelorMittal was nominated for failing to make real cuts in CO2 emissions while lobbying from free surplus allowances in the EU emission trading scheme (ETS). The steel giant also promotes pseudo-solutions to climate change such as “lightweight steel cars”, nuclear plants and carbon capture and storage (CCS).
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BP attracted 9.34% of the votes for the Climate Greenwash Award 2009. BP was nominated for their enthusiastic lobbying for carbon trading as a false solution to climate change, for cutting their investment in renewable energy, for massive investment in fossil fuels and for, inspite of all this, claiming to be green.
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Repsol attracted 8.26% of the votes for the Climate Greenwash Award 2009. Repsol was nominated for greenwashing environmental destruction by portraying an image of corporate responsibility while exacerbating the climate crisis, endangering indigenous people and damaging the environment.
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