U.S. 'love affair' with Saudi Arabia delays climate action

While Shasly was in Bahrain for last week's GCF meeting, four of his colleagues from Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources led the kingdom's delegation in London talks to design a new agreement to halve greenhouse gas emissions from the shipping sector by 2050. An online search suggests at least two of the four — Ahmed Al Babtain and Salah Alghamdi — may previously have worked for Saudi Aramco.


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