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Why the Middle East won't quit oil

Kate Ferguson
February 26, 2024

No region in the world has been as profoundly shaped by oil as the Middle East. Now times are changing — oil has fallen out of favor and Gulf countries are diversifying their economies. Will investing in renewables actually translate into quitting fossil fuels?

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