("Fossil elites" being a term from my most recent paper, referring to the rich westerners and various dictators all around the world that control underground carbon reserves.)
From The Guardian's article:
of the world’s most powerful corporations are in the fossil fuel
sector. They have extraordinary influence on government policies that
Watson calls “a form of corruption” preventing the necessary action on
climate. In countries like the US, Australia and Canada, industry leads
and government follows he said."
The article itself, and a link to the report.