COP28 Director-General: Talks ongoing, parties ‘deeply split’ on fossil fuels COP28 Director-General: Talks ongoing, parties ‘deeply split’ on fossil fuels
“Many issues remain. And that is normal at this stage of things,” Majid al-Suwaidi said, acknowledging that the draft released on...
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Climate crunch talks set to come to a head in Dubai Climate crunch talks set to come to a head in Dubai
A fine-tuned version of the draft text is expected Tuesday, but many observers expect the finale to be delayed, as often seen at...
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From problem to solution, UAE pushing to include food systems in final text: Minister From problem to solution, UAE pushing to include food systems in final text: Minister
The UAE is persuading partner nations and its own negotiating team to include food and agriculture as part of the solution in the...
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Liverpool FC at COP28 with aim to create an environmental legacy Liverpool FC at COP28 with aim to create an environmental legacy
From running the team bus on hydrogenated vegetable oil to switching to 100 percent carbon-neutral, recyclable packaging bags, the...
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Impact of war trumps effect of climate crisis for some Palestinians at COP28 in Dubai Impact of war trumps effect of climate crisis for some Palestinians at COP28 in Dubai
A long-term threat to human life like climate change loses relevance in a situation where people are being killed in the ongoing...
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Pledges will be held accountable by financial commitments, metrics: Razan al-Mubarak Pledges will be held accountable by financial commitments, metrics: Razan al-Mubarak
On nature day, the UN Climate Change High-Level Champion tell Al Arabiya English that the pledges and agreements signed at COP28...
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COP28 key for economy and climate debate, clear progress since Paris: COP20 President COP28 key for economy and climate debate, clear progress since Paris: COP20 President
The COP28 UN climate conference is essential for both the economy and climate debate and has seen significant progress following...
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COP28: UN publishes new draft text with range of options on fossil fuel phase out COP28: UN publishes new draft text with range of options on fossil fuel phase out
The UN climate agency published a new draft of its COP28 agreement on Friday which included a range of options for the future of...
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Chair of the IPCC on future of energy Chair of the IPCC on future of energy
Chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Professor Jim Skea, joins Al Arabiya to discuss future of energy,...
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COP28 President al-Jaber urges countries to get out of their ‘comfort zones’  COP28 President al-Jaber urges countries to get out of their ‘comfort zones’ 
COP28 President Sultan al-Jaber urged countries on Friday to get out of their comfort zones and work together to reach agreement...
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Middle East clean energy sources ‘still negligible,’ but expanding: IRENA chief Middle East clean energy sources ‘still negligible,’ but expanding: IRENA chief
The IRENA director-general spoke to Al Arabiya English about the Middle East energy mix and its stance on a phase-down versus the...
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Renewable energy investments profitable, Global South remains a challenge: Masdar COO Renewable energy investments profitable, Global South remains a challenge: Masdar COO
Investing in renewable energy is profitable and seen as an emerging market, the chief operating officer (COO) of Masdar told Al...
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UAE-US joint fund to bolster agriculture against climate change doubles to $17 bln UAE-US joint fund to bolster agriculture against climate change doubles to $17 bln
From helping accelerate projects that can mitigate adverse effects of climate to lifting people out of poverty, AIM for Climate...
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IRENA chief interview at COP28 IRENA chief interview at COP28
Al Arabiya English speaks to Francesco La Camera, the Director-General of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), on...
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Maldives reveals energy transition plan at COP28, hopes for immediate funds Maldives reveals energy transition plan at COP28, hopes for immediate funds
Small island nations are pushing for immediate climate funds in the negotiations at the ongoing COP28 UN climate talks in Dubai.In...
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Abu Dhabi lays out plans for cleaner air, to slash traffic pollution Abu Dhabi lays out plans for cleaner air, to slash traffic pollution
As UN-climate talks continued into its second week in Dubai, its neighboring emirate Abu Dhabi laid out plans to slash harmful...
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Minister of Climate Change, Environment and Energy, Maldives Minister of Climate Change, Environment and Energy, Maldives
In an exclusive interview with Al Arabiya English at COP28, Maldives Environment Minister Thoriq Ibrahim reveals the island...
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Exclusive: Israel says its focus remains on climate change, urges united action Exclusive: Israel says its focus remains on climate change, urges united action
Some 2,000 kilometers from where Israel’s war against Hamas continues 60 days after the October 7 invasion, the country’s Special...
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Indigenous people share real-life horror impacts of climate change Indigenous people share real-life horror impacts of climate change
Indigenous people of some of the most affected countries marred by climate change shared real-life horror stories of how global...
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Amid building world’s biggest oil pipeline, Uganda announces energy transition plan Amid building world’s biggest oil pipeline, Uganda announces energy transition plan
Oil-and-gas sector could still coexist with its plans for renewable energy, and together address the domestic and regional energy...
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