Leaders expressed ambition to keep Paris goals within reach, highlighted opportunities to cut emissions in every sector, and emphasized the need for a “phase down of fossil fuels in support of a transition consistent with limiting warming to 1.5°C”.
As we head towards UN Climate Talks in Dubai starting next week, this media advisory outlines our expectations, themes we’ll be covering, upcoming data and briefings, and more.
Two weeks prior to COP28, a coalition led by 350.org and Oil Change International, comprising over 100 organizations, express grave concerns in an open letter regarding the energy strategy outlined by the COP28 president in two recent communications.
As countries conclude preliminary talks in Abu Dhabi ahead of the UAE-hosted COP28 climate summit, an agreement to phase out fossil fuels has taken center stage as a key expected outcome.
Yesterday night European Union (EU) environment ministers agreed on their negotiation position for COP28, the UN climate conference starting at the end of November in Dubai – and ambiguity on abatement technologies risks undermining negotiation success.