Governments will hold consultations on whether to call for a phase out of fossil fuels at the Cop28 climate talks in November
The bloc has made achieving a global phase out of coal, oil and gas “well ahead of 2050” a priority of its climate diplomacy
Attempts to get governments to agree to “phase out” fossil fuels were unsuccesful at Cop26 and Cop27 and that battle is likely to be re-fought at Cop28
Jaber, who also heads the state oil giant Adnoc, fueled activists’ worries about fossil fuels in the upcoming UN climate negotiations.
The Gulf oil and gas exporter is going big on renewable energy investment and food security, while expanding hydrocarbon production