Do you want to quickly catch up on the latest news? Here are the most important stories from November 30, 2023.
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1. The controversy at the World Climate Conference
The head of the state-owned Abu Dhabi National Oil Company is leading climate talks around the world, sparking controversy amongst legislators and activists. Sultan al-Jaber was the leader of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (owned by the United Arab Emirates), and the head for COP28 – the United Arab Emirates’ annual climate conference, where world leaders address climate change – earlier this year.
According to lawmakers, the fossil fuel lobby has already had a negative impact on the world’s policy. Al-Jaber will be leading a conference that aims specifically to curb their damage and effect on legislation.
More information about al-Jaber’s critics and the COP28 can be found here.
2. Palestinians are attacked by Israeli colonists in West Bank
Israel’s war against Hamas in Gaza has intensified the settler movement in the occupied West Bank. Over 1,000 Palestinians have left villages and small communities over the past few weeks as settlers attacked their homes, destroyed olive groves, blocked roads and cut off power and water ,…