Event Recap

New Atlanticist

Apr 25, 2021

Climate diplomacy can help turn action into results: UAE minister

By Larry Luxner

Al Jaber, the United Arab Emirates’ minister of industry and advanced technology, reflected on the connection between climate partnerships and economic results.

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment

Partnering to raise global climate ambitions

On April 20, 2021, the Atlantic Council hosted a conversation with H.E. Dr. Sultan Al Jaber, Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology and UAE Special Envoy for Climate Change, on how the United Arab Emirates’ is raising its climate ambitions and partnering with others to maximize progress ahead of COP 26.

Ahead the of Leaders Summit on Climate, the Atlantic Council joined energy and climate leaders from around the world to encourage increased ambitions on climate action as part of the “Raising Ambitions” series. As a longtime regional and global leader in energy, and on the heels of meetings with US Special Envoy John Kerry, the UAE will play a key part in the energy transition and building long term climate solutions. H.E. Dr. Sultan Al Jaber joined the Atlantic Council for a discussion on the state of UAE’s climate progress, lessons from key climate successes, and the global implications of the country’s role in moving the energy transition forward.

This show is part of the Atlantic Council’s #ACFrontPage event series, our premier ideas platform spotlighting global leaders who are championing constructive solutions to global challenges.

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H.E. Dr. Sultan Al Jaber

Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology and UAE Special Envoy for Climate
United Arab Emirates

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