COP28 president secretly used climate summit role to push oil trade with foreign government officials

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  • Leaked briefing documents prepared by the UAE’s COP28 team and obtained by independent journalists at the Centre for Climate Reporting, reveal COP28 president and UAE national oil company boss Sultan Al Jaber’s plans to discuss boosting fossil fuel business in bilateral meetings with at least 15 nations at the climate summit.  

They include a meeting with China where the UAE’s state oil company, Adnoc, is ‘willing to jointly evaluate international LNG opportunities’ in Mozambique, Canada and Australia. The documents also suggest telling a Colombian minister that Adnoc ‘stands ready’ to support Colombia to develop its fossil fuel resources. Other country’s keen on discussing fossil fuel project opportunities with Adnoc include Germany and Egypt.

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Source: Centre for Climate Reporting


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