Cartie Werthman joined DeSmog in May 2022 as a writer and researcher. She previously worked with the Climate Social Science Network through Brown University, researching the role of public relations firms in climate change politics. Her work has been published in the journal Climatic Change.
Controversies surrounding Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber have underscored the role of reputation management in climate diplomacy.
Edelman earned millions polishing the UAE’s green image — which helped propel Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber to the top levels of climate diplomacy.
One dairy trade association calls this “a utility executive and shareholder pipe dream.”