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Eco-photos of the week: Nov. 22-28

By: Catie Leary on Nov. 24, 2009, 8:03 a.m.
Big headed polluters

Photo: ZUMA Press

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Big-headed polluters

Oxfam stages a protest on Nov. 23 in front of European council headquarters during the Environment Ministers meeting in Brussels, Belgium. The protest consisted of 'big-headed' impersonations of prominent EU politicians, including Angela Merkel, Nicholas Sarkozy, Gordon Brown, Silvio Berlusconi and José Luis Zapatero. EU environment ministers are meeting in Brussels to discuss final negotiating tactics for Copenhagen. Oxfam says the political leaders must prove they won't take money from schools and hospitals to pay Europe's tab to the developing world for being a major polluter.