Sultan al-Jaber, the head of the state-owned Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, is due to preside over the Nov. 30 - Dec. 12 meeting in Dubai known as COP28.

More than 100 US and EU lawmakers push for head of COP28 talks to be removed

In an open letter, the lawmakers urged the EU, US and UN to 'engage in diplomatic efforts to secure the withdrawal of the president-designate of COP28.'