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Saudi green Initiative plants 43 million trees, shrubs since launch

Saudi officials and international climate experts discussed Saudi Arabia’s progress in achieving its ambitious greening target of growing 10 billion trees at COP28

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Top development banks at COP28 vow to up climate game

In a statement to be announced at COP28, the World Bank and regional peers, said the window of opportunity to secure a liveable planet was “rapidly closing”

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COP28: UAE leads 118 countries-pledge to triple world’s clean power

The key goal would be to slash fossil fuel use this decade while a smaller club of countries plan to scale up nuclear energy.

UAE’s Masdar to co-develop massive 3GW UK wind farm

The $13.9bn project will consist of two 1.5GW offshore wind farms, with Masdar as a key partner in the project.

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British monarch King Charles III visits Heriot-Watt University Dubai

The King, accompanied by British Foreign Secretary Lord David Cameron, visited the Heriot-Watt Climate Hub


COP28 formally approves climate disaster fund arrangements

Day 1 at COP28 saw the announcement of a fund to help vulnerable nations cope with the cost of climate-driven damage

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - NOVEMBER 29: Technicians prepare a plenary hall at the UNFCCC COP28 Climate Conference the day before its official opening on November 29, 2023 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The COP28 is bringing together stakeholders, including international heads of state and other leaders, scientists, environmentalists, indigenous peoples representatives, activists and others to discuss and agree on the implementation of global measures towards mitigating the effects of climate change. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

COP28: Watch world leaders at World Climate Action Summit

While discussions and negotiations, happen behind closed doors, many parties hold sessions that are live streamed through the two weeks

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Learning for Change: Exploring the intersection of education and COP28

Education stands out as the foundation for nurturing a climate-resilient generation capable of instigating transformative change

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, United Arab Emirate's president, left, and Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, United Arab Emirates' deputy prime minister, on the opening day of the COP28 climate conference at Expo City in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2023. More than 70,000 politicians, diplomats, campaigners, financiers and business leaders will fly to Dubai to talk about arresting the world’s slide toward environmental catastrophe. Photographer: Hollie Adams/Bloomberg

COP28: Who are the big name attendees?

Representatives of 197 countries who are ‘parties’ to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) will participate at COP28


Daily Insider: All eyes on COP28 as climate crisis worsens

With the COP28 UAE summit kicking off in Dubai today, the world’s eyes will be laser focused on the outcomes of this gathering.


COP28 UAE kicks off, as global climate action takes centre stage

Leaders must deliver in Dubai – the message is clear, said UN Climate Change executive secretary Simon Stiell on the eve of COP28

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COP28: A guide to UN climate jargon, from NDCs to ‘unabated’ emissions

Here’s a cheat sheet on the climate terms expected to be bandied about during upcoming dialogues and discussions


IMF chief demands end to ‘business as usual’ ahead of COP28

The IMF was working with seven countries on debt restructurings, while a couple more would need help to reduce their debt burden

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Explainer: What’s the plan for this year’s COP28 climate summit?

The EU and US have said they will put money in the climate damage fund at COP28

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Blacklane Middle East expands all-electric fleet tenfold

The luxury chauffeur hailing service launched services in the UAE in March 2023

Take a look: e& unveils recycled ‘green’ SIM cards

Telecoms operator e& has unveiled its eco-friendly, recycled SIM cards which will be available during the COP28 summit in Dubai later this month.

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COP28: Radisson rolls out Net Zero Nights initiative in the UAE

The initiative will be introduced across 16 of the group’s hotels within the country

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A timeline: UN climate negotiations through the years up to COP28

As the UAE gets ready to host COP28, we take a look at some landmark years, that have moved the needle on climate action

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Getting to COP28: RTA unveils detailed transit plan

RTA has introduced exclusive special edition nol cards for COP28 delegates

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COP28: How you can visit world’s key sustainability conference

Visit the COP28 website to secure your spot and book your Green Zone Day Pass


COP28: EU, US and UAE deal to triple renewable energy this decade backed by 60 countries

Major emerging economies like Nigeria, South Africa and Vietnam, developed countries like Australia, Japan and Canada, have said they will join the pledge


COP28: Dr Sultan Al Jaber, WFP chief call for focus on rising humanitarian needs

With multiple crises affecting millions of people around the world, the upcoming climate summit aims to focus on the needs of the most vulnerable

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COP28: Meet to discuss implementation of Loss and Damage Fund concludes successfully

The agreed recommendations will now be socialised with national governments ahead of COP28, so the fund can be activated and capitalised

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King Charles to attend COP28 opening ceremony, give opening address at World Climate Summit

King Charles was invited to attend the summit by the UAE’s president, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan

COP28 Presidency announces Net-Zero Transition Charter

COP28 Presidency announces Net-Zero Transition Charter

The charter follows a technical report from the Global Stocktake, which showed that the world is off-track to keeping the goals of the Paris Agreement alive


COP28: Dr Sultan Al Jaber says oil companies support 2050 net-zero goal

The COP28 president-designate said that more than 20 oil and gas companies had answered calls to zero out methane emissions by 2030

Global Stocktake call to action _ COP28 President-Designate, Dr. Sultan Al Jaber, was in Beijing to attend Friends of the Paris Agreement High-Level Dialogue meeting

COP28: President-Designate calls for robust response to Global Stocktake

COP28 President-Designate, Dr Sultan Al Jaber, was in Beijing to attend Friends of the Paris Agreement High-Level Dialogue meeting

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Net Zero Nuclear in focus at Nuclear Energy Policy Summit in New York

Net Zero Nuclear is a collaboration between government, and industry leaders and civil society to triple global nuclear capacity to enable net zero by 2050

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COP28 appoints Kuehne+Nagel as freight forwarding, logistics partner

 At Expo City Dubai, Kuehne+Nagel will be the sole ground handler for all logistics activities on-site, like building country pavillions and stages for panel discussions