Overcoming Unprecedented Oil and Gas Industry Influence at UN Climate Talks
Union of Concerned Scientists
DECEMBER 5, 2023
Fossil fuel industry influence has been front and center in the UN international climate negotiations—the 28 th conference of the parties (COP28)—in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. This is alarming but not surprising, given that the nations of the world are finally working toward an agreement to phase out fossil fuels. They know it’s the end of the fossil fuel era, and they’re showing up in force because they’re scared.