As big oil states plan to promote energy-hungry agtech as a ’climate solution’ at COP26, it’s time to question their AIM
Submitted by Laura Dunn on
By ETC Group
The USA and the United Arab Emirates both have vested interests in finding ways to justify continuing to extract and sell their vast supplies of oil. It is perhaps not coincidental then, that these two countries are planning a high-profile launch for what is likely to become a controversial climate and agtech initiative, “Agriculture Innovation Mission for Climate (AIM4C)”, at UNFCCC’s COP26 in Glasgow in November.