The world’s largest economies failed to agree on targets to phase down fossil fuels and scale up renewables
The UAE say “fossil fuel emissions” should be phased out but Guterres said “fossil fuels” themselves must go, in a split on the role of carbon capture
Over a hundred Twitter profiles are suspected of a coordinated effort to influence opinion online. The Cop28 team says these activities are “unacceptable”.
The UAE’s climate envoy Sultan Al-Jaber called for a “phase out of fossil fuel emissions” rather than fossil fuels
Climate Home spoke with migrant workers in the UAE, who face harsh conditions and a lack of transparency when risk turns deadly.
Campaigners said the UAE’s opposition to zero emissions by 2050 was “alarming” given the country will host Cop28 climate talks in December
Attempts to get governments to agree to “phase out” fossil fuels were unsuccesful at Cop26 and Cop27 and that battle is likely to be re-fought at Cop28
The Gulf oil and gas exporter is going big on renewable energy investment and food security, while expanding hydrocarbon production
The Middle East has not been used to planning for intense rainfall but the region must learn the lessons of recent flooding which killed Asian migrants, experts warn
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Masdar chief Sultan Al Jaber keen to expand global operations after successful launch of the world’s largest offshore windfarm
UAE state funded energy investor to provide much needed stimulus to Britain’s low carbon lender
French President to push Total for deal that would smooth way to 30 year contract with Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) after addressing clean energy audience
Building designed by architecture student includes state of the art heat-blocking structure, water capture, roof gardens and solar panels.