November 30, 2023

The Oil Giant Hosting This Year’s U.N. Climate Summit

by The Journal

Dubai, a city known for private jets, giant yachts and other symbols of carbon-heavy living, is an awkward location for a conference on climate change. The man organizing the COP28 summit also runs the country’s national oil company. WSJ’s Ed Ballard digs into the contradictions at the heart of this month’s climate summit and why they may not be that unusual. 

Further Reading:

- Welcome to COP28, the U.N. Climate Conference Hosted by an Oil Giant 

- What’s at Stake at COP28 in Dubai 

Further Listening:

- The Fight Over Climate Change's Price Tag 

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