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COP28: OPEC leaks put pressure on Al Jaber to secure a fossil fuel phase-out deal

As COP28 enters its final days, discussions around the inclusion of calls to "phase out" fossil fuels in the conference's final text have reached fever pitch, as a leaked letter from OPEC urged member countries to reject a fossil fuel phase-out. Leaked documents show that OPEC has warned its member countries with the "utmost urgency" to "proactively reject" any text that "targets energy, ie fossil fuels, rather than emissions."

December 9, 2023

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