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As ADNOC Jaber Cashes Out UN Guterres Cover For Him and His Banks, Banning Press

by Matthew Russell Lee, Patreon Book Substack

UN GATE, Dec 5 – The UN's climate change conference has as its president the head of the United Arab Emirates' oil company, ADNOC.

  As UNSG Antonio Guterres defends and covers for him, Sultan Al Jaber has said that there is “no science” to support the need to keep warming below 1.5 degrees Celsius and that phasing out fossil fuels would “take the world back into caves.” From Guterres? Nothing. And his propaganda circle of in-house scribes ask him nothing.

 Now this, on ADNOC's bank funders: HSBC (US$ 2.4 billion), MUFG (US$ 2.3 billion), SMBC (US$ 2.3 billion) and JPMorgan Chase (US$ 2.2 billion). A loan, issued back in January, was supported by banks such as Bank of China, ICBC, and Standard Chartered. For the two more recent loans, a lender list has not yet been disclosed. Sounds like the UN.

 Inner City Press noted this typical UN hypocrisy on X (formerly Twitter) on September 20 while reporting from an event across the street from the UN it is banned from even entering. 

There, on November 27, Antonio Guterres was asked: "Can you react to allegations that the UAE has been negotiating carbon fuel deals on the sidelines of COP, and that's their intention? Are you worried about this undermining it?

Guterres: I can't believe it is true

 Yeah. To Inner City Press from UAE bots, the response was indicative of today's UN system.   Robot-like response, from ostensibly unconnected accounts, came in reply.

Inner City Press had written: "Scam COP28 prez Sultan Al Jaber is at the same time the head of ADNOC, the UAE's oil company. But the UAE throws money around in the UN so who cares, right?."  

An account named @afnan_elfakhory replied, "The claim that the head of the UAE oil company is serving as president of the COP28 conference does not correctly reflect reality. The UAE is working hard to achieve global climate goals and promote sustainability. It is necessary to appreciate the efforts made by the UAE." 

But Sultan Al Jaber *is* the head of the UAE oil company. Two similarly robotic responses came from accounts named @asma__daroza and @gana_elsaieg.

  It's not just the UAE, or COP28 - UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres' head of "global communications" Melissa Fleming has bragged about using the UN's name (and public money) to combat and eliminate messages they don't agree with from the Internet. 

  Fleming and Guterres have banned Inner City Press, ignoring its June 19, 2023 application to enter and cover UNGA 2023 and then ignoring a letter from the pro bono law firm of Duane Morris, drunk with their own impunity.   Watch this site.

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