UAE picks oil company boss as president of COP28 climate talks

Published 15:52 on January 12, 2023  /  Last updated at 22:44 on January 12, 2023  /  Climate Talks, International  /  No Comments

The United Arab Emirates has selected state oil firm boss Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber as president of the next UN climate conference to be held in the nation in December, angering climate campaigners who likened the appointment to a cigarette company leader being put in charge of a health conference.

The United Arab Emirates has selected state oil firm boss Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber as president of the next UN climate conference to be held in the nation in December, angering climate campaigners who likened the appointment to a cigarette company leader being put in charge of a health conference.

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