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Andrew Forrest

Climate warning

Andrew Forrest at Cop28 in Dubai where he called for the phasing out of fossil fuels. Andrew Forrest Mining billionaire

The Australian mining billionaire Andrew Forrest has used the backdrop of the Cop28 climate summit to pay for ads in more than 10 major newspapers around the world attacking the oil and gas industry and calling for fossil fuels to be phased out. Forrest, who this year ranked as Australia’s second richest person, with a net worth of A$33.3bn (£17.4bn), placed an ad in the Friday edition of papers including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Financial Times, Times of India, Australian Financial Review and the Australian.

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  • Adam Wallin

    18 w

    I don't understand why this is a climate warning. Shouldn't he get climate love for calling for a phase out of fossil fuels?

    • Jengaj John

      18 w

      We must thrive to phase out fossil fuels

      • Gorffly mokua

        18 w

        The struggle to phase out fossil fuels still continues! We must soldier on!

        • walter lungayi

          18 w

          @gorffly_mokua I strongly agree with you

        • George Kariuki

          18 w

          The fight against climate change requires a collective effort, and every voice matters.

          • rosebellendiritu

            18 w

            @george_kariuki true and also I think he should understand that we don't need to do mining for the world to thrive

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