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BP & climate change

BP sponsoring the National Portrait Gallery Award "is a problem" says one of its judges

One of the judges of the prestigious BP National Portrait Gallery Award tells the Today programme it "is a problem" BP sponsors it. Gary Hume says it gives one of the world's biggest fossil fuel producers legitimacy at a time when we should be acting urgently to tackle climate change. He adds: "BP could carrying on supporting the gallery without putting their name anywhere."

(Image:An anti BP protester hands out leaflets, credit: BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)

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