Some 117 governments pledged to triple the world's renewable energy capacity by 2030 at the U.N.'s COP28 climate summit on Saturday, as a route to cut the share of fossil fuels in the world's energy production.
As many as 50 companies, representing over 40 per cent of global oil production, have signed the Oil and Gas Decarbonization Charter (OGDC), committing to near-zero methane emissions and ending routine flaring by 2030, and to total net-zero operations by 2050 at COP28.
The COP28 Presidency joined with the World Health Organisation to announce a new 'COP28 UAE Declaration on Climate and Health' to accelerate actions to protect people’s health from growing climate impacts.
Global business leaders and philanthropists have announced a range of transformative climate and nature initiatives, and commitments to mobilise $5 billion in collective funding at COP28.
Dr. Sultan Al Jaber, COP28 UAE President-Designate, emphasised the need to mobilise resources and partnerships toward a bold and transformative approach to climate action.
COP28 President-Designate Dr. Sultan bin Ahmed Al Jaber has called on governments, industry and all stakeholders to "disrupt business as usual" and take decisive action to tackle the climate crisis.
COP28 climate conference will be held at Expo City Dubai, President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has announced.
President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates have looked at how the foundation could join forces with COP28 to address the impact of climate change on human health.
The first COP28 Presidency-hosted and youth-led event, 'Road to COP28', aims to accelerate global climate action.
Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and Chairman of the Higher Committee responsible for preparations of COP28 UAE, convened members to discuss preparations in the lead-up to the climate summit.
The UAE Cabinet has approved 78 new environmental projects and initiatives as the country gears up to host the UN climate change conference (COP28) later this year.
Dr. Sultan bin Ahmed Al Jaber, Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology, and COP28 President-Designate, has emphasized the crucial role of Caribbean nations in aligning support for climate action at COP28.
The COP28 Presidency has announced its two-week thematic programme, geared towards delivering real world solutions to climate change at the November summit in Dubai.
Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, will step in as the chairman of the COP28 Higher Committee.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, says COP28 will be the most important event in 2023.
The UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has officially announced that the UAE will host the 28th Conference of the Parties (COP28) in 2023.
The UAE's leaders have confirmed the country's readiness to host COP28 in 2023.