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Elites Meet: 70,000+ Attendees Flying to Dubai for COP 28 Climate Summit

Ladies and gentlemen, please return your seats and tray tables to an upright position, fasten your seatbelts and prepare for landing… That is the order more than 70,000 people will hear as they arrive by private and commercial jets to attend the COP 28 climate conference that begins Thursday in Dubai.

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry waves as he prepares to board his plane to depart, Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017 in Ca Mau, Vietnam. Kerry earlier took a boat tour in Mekong River Delta. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, Pool)