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UN climate summit host UAE failed to report methane emissions to UN

Exclusive: State oil company accused of ‘incoherent’ reduction objectives, whose chief will preside over Cop28. According to the Guardian, the United Arab Emirates has been delaying reporting its emissions of the potent greenhouse gas methane to the UN for almost ten years. The UAE will host the key Cop28 UN climate summit in December. Adnoc, …

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UAE’s al Jaber says Cop28 will fast-track phase down of fossil fuels

The Cop28 chief has also urged the oil and gas industry to “step up its game” and scale up renewables investment. The climate summit in Dubai will move more quickly towards an energy transition that “phases down the use of fossil fuels,” according to the United Arab Emirates’ Cop28, according to its president-designate Sultan al …

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Emirati hosts want UN climate talks to deliver ‘game-changing results,’ with big oil at the table.

The United Arab Emirates wants the U.N. climate summit it will host later this year to provide “game-changing results” for international efforts to slow global warming, but doing so would require including the fossil fuel industry at the table, according to a senior United Arab Emirates official. Environmental activists have criticised the participation of oil …

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Cop28 host UAE’s approach is ‘dangerous’, says UN’s ex-climate chief

According to the former UN climate head, the United Arab Emirates’ approach to the Cop28 climate summit, which it will preside over in November, is “very dangerous” and poses a “direct threat to the survival of vulnerable nations.” Christiana Figueres, who played a key role in the historic Paris climate deal delivery in 2015, also …

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World not ready yet to ‘switch off’ fossil fuels, COP28 host UAE says

WASHINGTON,- At the next U.N. climate change negotiations, which it will host in December, the United Arab Emirates stated on Tuesday that nations should agree to phase out fuel emissions rather than the production of oil, gas, and coal. Ahead of the COP28 talks, the statements reflect the stark differences in opinion among nations regarding …

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