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COP28 President Sultan Al Jaber’s controversial remarks that “no science” shows a fossil fuel phaseout is needed to hit climate goals may require “clarification,” U.S. climate envoy John Kerry said.

It's significant that Kerry addressed Al Jaber's comments, especially as the world is zooming in on the COP president's every word, with concerns this may negatively affect the final negotiations.

Anca Gurzu

Chief Europe Correspondent