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Even the Saudi oil minister says oil doesn’t create jobs:

Even the Saudi oil minister says oil doesn’t create jobs:

Ali Al-Naimi. (Photo by Paradoxicalengineer.) Cross-posted from Climate Progress . Americans use the term “Saudi Arabia of” to describe an abundance of something — usually energy. We are the “Saudi Arabia of wind,” the “Saudi Arabia of coal,” the “Saudi Arabia of efficiency,” and so on and on and on. I’ve come to jokingly use this term for anything really huge. (We are, after all, the Saudi Arabia of climate denial.) So in true American spirit, I am dubbing yesterday’s speech by Saudi Arabia’s Oil Minister Ali Al-Naimi the Saudi Arabia of bold statements. In a speech at the Middle East and North Africa energy conference in London on Monday, Al-Naimi — who once called renewable energy a “nightmare ” — hailed energy efficiency and solar as important investments, called global warming “real” and “pressing,” and explained that drilling for oil “does not create many jobs.” We k...

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