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Decades of Systematic Obstructionism: Saudi Arabia’s Role in Slowing Progress in UN Climate Negotiations

November 22, 2023

Ahead of COP 28, an issue paper from CSSN reviews the history of Saudi Arabia’s role in global climate negotiations. It finds the Saudi Arabian state regards the UN climate talks and IPCC as diplomatic areas where it must slow, obstruct and –  if need be – block progress.


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