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World leaders arriving in Paris this week for U.N. Climate Summit were greeted with hundreds of spoof billboards mocking what activists see as the undue influence that corporate interests hold over the talks.

The UK-based guerrilla artwork group Brandalism took credit for taking over more than 600 advertising spaces on bus stops and street corners around the city and placing satirical ads nearly identical to those of the companies they skewer

The campaign’s targets include corporate sponsors of the conference such as Volkswagen, Air France and Exxon Mobil, as well as various politicians in attendance like U.S. President Barack Obama, British Prime Minister David Cameron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Read more…

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