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Aggressive expansion of carbon offset deals in Africa, island states raises crucial questions
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Aggressive expansion of carbon offset deals in Africa, island states raises crucial questions

Projects covering 10% of Zambia & Liberia’s land have been signed with a UAE-based company. Over the last year, the carbon offset industry has faced a barrage of investigations on instances of abuse and attracted disapproval from multiple quarters. The spotlight now is on the development of United Nations-based markets under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement and new...

“Historic” or “Historic Failure”? Fossil Fuels at COP28
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“Historic” or “Historic Failure”? Fossil Fuels at COP28

Another climate change COP has come and gone. As has become quite common by now, a complex set of intergovernmental negotiations are ultimately reduced to a fight over one particular issue. At the UN Climate Change Conference in Dubai, UAE (COP28), this issue was the phasing out of fossil fuels. The decision adopted in Dubai...

Was COP28 a Success? Depends On Who You Ask
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Was COP28 a Success? Depends On Who You Ask

COP28 was a success—but only if we’re grading on a very lenient curve. The United Nations’ climate summit known as COP28 concluded last Wednesday in Dubai, and the results represented a landmark—only observers can’t seem to decide if it was good or bad. President of COP28, Emirati official, and UAE state oil concern chief Sultan Al-Jaber was...

COP28 draft agreement drops phaseout of fossil fuels
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COP28 draft agreement drops phaseout of fossil fuels

A draft agreement from the UN’s COP28 climate summit has dropped references to the phaseout of fossil fuels, triggering a backlash from countries that accuse Saudi Arabia and other petrostates of thwarting efforts to tackle global warming.The document, which will have to be agreed on by almost 200 countries at the summit in Dubai, sets...

COP28: Dominica, Bahamas, Comoros sign MoUs with UAE-based carbon credit project developer
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COP28: Dominica, Bahamas, Comoros sign MoUs with UAE-based carbon credit project developer

The Caribbean island of Dominica has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with UAE-based carbon credit project developer and buyer Blue Carbon at COP28 in Dubai, focusing on mitigation and carbon removal initiatives across several sectors, with the Bahamas and Comoros also inking agreements. Read more: carbon-pulse.com Photo: carbon-pulse.com

Release: Fossil fuel lobbyists attend UN climate talks more than 7000 times
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Release: Fossil fuel lobbyists attend UN climate talks more than 7000 times

BRUSSELS 21 November, 2023: Disclosed delegates tied to the world’s biggest polluting oil and gas firms and their trade groups have attended UN-led climate talks at least 7200 times over the last 20 years, according to a new analysis from the Kick Big Polluters Out (KBPO) coalition. Just days ahead of COP28, an event already mired in controversy in...

COP28: The Significant Issues to Watch
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COP28: The Significant Issues to Watch

With around two weeks to go before the start of the COP28 in the United Arab Emirates, the main priorities for those climate talks are coming into sharper focus. For industry, an important conversation to watch is the continuing, deepening push for agreement on phasing out fossil fuels. Expect this to be a major priority from...