Thursday, October 08, 2009

Saudis ask for aid if world cuts dependence on oil

BANGKOK — There are plenty of needy countries at the U.N. climate talks in Bangkok that make the case they need financial assistance to adapt to the impacts of global warming. Then there are the Saudis.

Saudi Arabia has led a quiet campaign during these and other negotiations — demanding behind closed doors that oil-producing nations get special financial assistance if a new climate pact calls for substantial reductions in the use of fossil fuels.

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Now the Saudi's are asking for a bailout! You just thought you have seen and heard it all!

1 comment:

ExPatMatt said...

They can screw off until they sort their human rights out.

The cheek of it!