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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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African leaders blast European no-shows at climate adaptation summit

Presidents of Senegal, DRC and Ghana travelled to Rotterdam to talk about adapting to climate change. Only one European leader was there to meet them African leaders have criticised their European counterparts for missing a summit in Rotterdam on how Africa can adapt to climate change. While three African presidents flew to the Netherlands for

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Humanity faces ‘collective suicide’ over climate crisis, warns UN chief

António Guterres tells governments ‘half of humanity is in danger zone’, as countries battle extreme heat Wildfires and heatwaves wreaking havoc across swathes of the globe show humanity facing “collective suicide”, the UN secretary general has warned, as governments around the world scramble to protect people from the impacts of extreme heat. António Guterres told

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