UAE names ADNOC oil chief Sultan al-Jaber as President of COP28

  • The president of the UAE’s national oil company Sultan al-Jaber was named as president of this year’s COP28 climate talks.
  • The chief executive of the ADNOC will be the first CEO to take the role at the UN summit.
  • Jaber is also the Gulf state’s special envoy for climate change and has taken part in more than 10 COP meetings.
  • The Conference of Parties or COP is the world’s biggest climate conference.