There is universal condemnation today on the breaking news that the United Arab Emirates has appointed a veteran oil industry insider to preside over the upcoming UN climate talks that will happen later this year in Dubai. “By appointing an oil sultan as COP28 President, the UAE takes the prize for global trust breaker in a climate crisis.”
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Tillerson at State Boosts Exxon Immeasurably
When sanctions were placed on Russia, Exxon left behind the potential to produce billions of barrels of oil. Secretary of State appointee Rex Tillerson could be in a position to secure that prize for Exxon.