Saturday, February 24, 2024

COP28 President calls for unprecedented action to deliver UAE Consensus

Asia | February 20, 2024 9:54:32 PM IST
Paris [France], February 20 (ANI/WAM): Implementation of the UAE Consensus, the historic set of measures agreed on at COP28 to aim to keep the average global temperature rise below 1.5C, will require "unprecedented action" by global stakeholders, Ministe... read..

COP28 Higher Committee meets to discuss game-changing UAE-led global climate summit

Middle East | January 27, 2024 4:23:30 PM IST
Abu Dhabi [UAE], January 27 (ANI/WAM): Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Chairman of the Higher Committee for COP28 UAE, convened members to discuss the implementation of the UAE Consensus, delivery on commitments and pl... read..

COP28 Delivered, but What Happens in the Next COP will Matter

Business | January 18, 2024 11:54:43 AM IST
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'Inclusivity a key factor in our success; COP28 had to be a COP of action, COP for all': Sultan Al Jaber

Asia | January 15, 2024 4:53:59 PM IST
Dubai [UAE], January 15 (ANI/WAM): Dr Sultan bin Ahmed Al Jaber, Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology and COP28 President, told the Emirates News Agency (WAM) that the UAE should be very proud of its role in achieving this truly historic outcome a... read..

17-Year-Old Eshna Agrawal Debuts Impactful Climate Change Documentary "Salary" at COP28

Business | December 26, 2023 12:51:19 PM IST
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15 per cent increase in air traffic at UAE airports during COP28: GCAA Director-General

Middle East | December 19, 2023 3:50:55 PM IST
Dubai [UAE], December 19 (ANI/WAM): Saif Mohammed Al Suwaidi, Director-General of the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), said the UAE's airports witnessed a 15 percent increase in air traffic during the 28th Conference of the Parties (COP28) held at... read..

Museum of the Future welcomes world leaders, delegates during official visit to UAE for COP28

Middle East | December 17, 2023 9:20:30 PM IST
Abu Dhabi [UAE], December 17 (ANI/WAM): The Museum of the Future welcomed over 30 presidents, prime ministers and delegates from 30 different countries around the world as the 28th UN Climate Change Conference (COP28) successfully concluded at Expo City D... read..

COP28: Permanent Committee for Human Rights holds event highlighting links between climate change, gender-based violence

General News | December 16, 2023 9:51:25 PM IST
Dubai [UAE], December 16 (ANI/WAM): The Permanent Committee for Human Rights in the UAE, in cooperation and partnership with the General Women's Union and the UN Women Liaison Office for the Gulf Cooperation Council in Abu Dhabi, organised an event titled... read..

Experts Warn: COP28 'Signals' from World Leaders Inadequate for Public Health

Business | December 16, 2023 6:51:35 PM IST
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Ecopreneurship Programme winners announced during COP28

Middle East | December 16, 2023 11:51:47 PM IST
Sharjah [UAE], December 16 (ANI/WAM): Winners of the "Ecopreneurship Programme" were announced during COP28, recognising sustainable innovation and advancements within the AI, logistics and agriculture sectors.... read..

Shreya Ghodawat, Sustainability Advocate and SHE Changes Climate India Ambassador, talks at COP28's High-Level Multi Stakeholder Dialogue in Dubai

Business | December 15, 2023 6:50:08 PM IST
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UAE and Mexico sign Memorandum of Understanding and Comprehensive Partnership at COP28

Middle East | December 15, 2023 11:50:03 PM IST
Dubai [UAE], December 15 (ANI/WAM): Sultan Al Shamsi, Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs for International Development Affairs, and Joel Hernandez Garcia, Under-Secretary for Multilateral Affairs and Human Rights at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of t... read..

Biden says world leaders reach 'historic milestone' at COP28

Asia | December 14, 2023 2:49:53 PM IST
Washington, DC [US], December 14 (ANI/WAM): US President Joe Biden welcomed the agreement reached at COP28 on Wednesday, calling it a "historic milestone".... read..

PM Modi demonstrated resolve to make climate action collaborative process: Environment minister at COP28 closing

New Delhi | December 13, 2023 11:51:11 PM IST
Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav on Wednesday said through India's G20 Presidency, Prime Minister Narendra Modi demonstrated his resolve to make climate action a collaborative process that 'leaves no one behind'.... read..

COP28: Nations reach 'historic deal' on transitioning away from fossil fuels

Dubai | December 13, 2023 2:50:16 PM IST
After gruelling negotiations, countries have reached a deal at the COP 28 summit in Dubai, calling for "deep, rapid and sustained reduction in greenhouse gas emissions" and "transitioning" away from fossil fuels in the energy system in an orderly and equi... read..

COP28: New draft climate agreement retains mention of fossil fuels but no call for phase-out

Dubai | December 13, 2023 11:50:37 AM IST
The latest proposed text of the deal countries hope to reach at the COP28 summit in Dubai published on Wednesday, underscored the transition away from fossil fuels as an option to slash greenhouse gas emissions, but does not call for countries to "phase o... read..

At COP28, UN chief proposes deal on phasing out fossil fuels

Dubai | December 11, 2023 10:53:28 PM IST
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday proposed a deal at COP28 on phasing out fossil fuels, telling negotiators that "now is the time for maximum ambition and maximum flexibility," as UN climate talks in Dubai head into the home stretch, UN News... read..

COP28 surpasses expectations with daily successes: UAE's Permanent Representative to IRENA

Middle East | December 11, 2023 12:20:09 AM IST
Dubai [UAE], December 10 (ANI/WAM): The Permanent Representative of the UAE to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), Nawal Al Hosany, said that the 28th United Nations Conference of the Parties (COP28) has exceeded expectations in terms of fi... read..

UAEU organises seminar on water security under conditions of climate change in UAE at COP28

Middle East | December 11, 2023 12:19:57 AM IST
Dubai [UAE], December 10 (ANI/WAM): The UAE University (UAEU) hosted a seminar titled "Water Security under Climate Change Conditions in the UAE: Challenges and Opportunities" in cooperation with Trends Research Advisory at COP28 in Expo Dubai.... read..

Egyptian Pavilion at COP28 hosts session on food security in light of climate change

Asia | December 11, 2023 12:20:20 AM IST
Dubai [UAE], December 10 (ANI/WAM): The Egyptian pavilion at COP28 hosted a session titled "Food Security in Light of Climate Change", focusing on agriculture, water, and food-related issues. The session served as the culmination of the thematic days obse... read..

COP28 is about empowering human capital, uniting diverse stakeholders: Chief of Staff at EIT Food

Middle East | December 11, 2023 3:50:14 PM IST
Abu Dhabi [UAE], December 11 (ANI/WAM): The COP28 Presidency designated a dedicated day to focus on the crucial role of food, agriculture, and water systems in addressing climate change, a major step forward, according to Lucy Wallace, Chief of Staff at E... read..

Still offtrack to limit global warming to 1.5-degree despite COP28 climate talks in Dubai: IEA

Dubai | December 11, 2023 12:20:40 AM IST
Despite pollution-cutting pledges made by dozens of countries during United Nations-backed climate negotiations in Dubai, the world is still offtrack to restrict global warming to the critical 1.5-degree threshold, according to a study published Sunday by... read..

COP28 solidifies efforts aimed at climate course correction: UNECA

Asia | December 10, 2023 11:20:05 PM IST
Dubai [UAE], December 10 (ANI/WAM): James Murombedzi, Senior Climate Governance Expert at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), said that the 28th United Nations Conference of the Parties (COP28) is of particular importance as it mark... read..

COP28: Bahrain announces 30 pc reduction in emissions by 2035, zero carbon by 2060

Asia | December 10, 2023 10:20:52 PM IST
Dubai [UAE], December 10 (ANI/WAM): During its participation in the 28th United Nations Conference of the Parties (COP28), the Kingdom of Bahrain announced its commitment to the national carbon neutrality strategy that aims to reduce carbon emissions by 3... read..

COP28 provides sustainable development solutions in developing countries: UNIDO Director-General

Middle East | December 10, 2023 2:21:30 PM IST
Abu Dhabi [UAE], December 10 (ANI/WAM): Gerd Muller, Director-General of United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO), said that the 28th Conference of the Parties (COP28) is a conference of solutions, focusing on investing in sustainable de... read..

Chile's pavilion at COP28 presents effective initiatives, solutions to address climate change

Middle East | December 10, 2023 2:21:26 PM IST
Dubai [UAE], December 10 (ANI/WAM): The Pavilion of Chile at COP28 is presenting effective initiatives and solutions that are making a significant contribution to addressing the effects of climate change.... read..

COP28: Multilateral development banks publish first common principles for nature-positive finance

Middle East | December 10, 2023 4:20:57 AM IST
Dubai [UAE], December 10 (ANI/WAM): The European Investment Bank (EIB) and fellow multilateral development banks (MDBs) published common principles for identifying and tracking nature-positive finance. The announcement comes on nature day of the COP28 in ... read..

UAE: Govt of Umm Al Qaiwain announces initiatives supporting Sustainable Blue Economy in emirate at COP28

Middle East | December 10, 2023 3:20:19 AM IST
Dubai [UAE], December 10 (ANI/WAM): The Government of Umm Al Qaiwain, in close partnership with the UAE Ministry of Economy and Emirates Nature-WWF, has announced the launch of an initiative to develop a set of robust Sustainable Blue Economy (SBE) guidel... read..

COP28's Media Centre offers integrated services on 4,000 square metres

Middle East | December 9, 2023 4:51:02 PM IST
Dubai [UAE], December 9 (ANI/WAM): The Media Centre in COP28 Green Zone spans an area of approximately 4,000 square metres distributed over four floors within a sustainable building, providing all necessary facilities to enable journalists to carry out th... read..

UAE: Dragon Oil signs a charter to decarbonise oil and gas at COP28

Middle East | December 8, 2023 12:21:04 AM IST
Abu Dhabi [UAE], December 7 (ANI/WAM): Dragon Oil Company signed the "Oil and Gas Decarbonization Charter" agreement during the activities of the COP 28 Conference.... read..

UAE Armed Forces' Climate Change Strategy launched at COP28

Middle East | December 8, 2023 3:50:49 AM IST
Dubai [UAE], December 8 (ANI/WAM): The UAE's Ministry of Defence on Thursday launched the UAE Armed Forces' Climate Change Strategy, the first of its kind in the region on the sidelines of the COP28 at Expo City Dubai.... read..

Shantnu & Nikhil Showcased their Latest Collection 'Indra' at The United Nations COP28 Sustainable Fashion Summit 2023

Business | December 8, 2023 7:52:51 PM IST
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UAE Alliance for Climate Action launches two groundbreaking initiatives at COP28

Middle East | December 8, 2023 12:20:34 AM IST
Dubai [UAE], December 7 (ANI/WAM): In support of the UAE's Net Zero by 2050 Strategic initiative, the UAE Alliance for Climate Action (UACA) launched two pioneering climate action initiatives at the 28th UN Climate Change Conference (COP28). Razan Al Muba... read..

EPAA presents its sustainability and environmental diversity efforts at COP28

Middle East | December 8, 2023 12:20:38 AM IST
Dubai [UAE], December 7 (ANI/WAM): As part of its ongoing commitment to support national events related to sustainability and climate action, and with the aim of showcasing its efforts to protect the environment, wildlife, and biodiversity, the Environmen... read..

COP28: Dubai Municipality announces weekend activations, panels and workshops

Middle East | December 8, 2023 11:51:29 PM IST
Dubai [UAE], December 8 (ANI/WAM): As COP28 nears its conclusion, Dubai Municipality will continue its highly successful programme of workshops and presentations, which are inspiring and educating hundreds of regional and international visitors.... read..

COP28 is turning point in climate action: Group Chief Sustainability Officer FAB

Others | December 8, 2023 11:50:46 PM IST
Dubai [UAE], December 8 (ANI/WAM): Shargiil Bashir, Group Chief Sustainability Officer at First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB), sees COP28 as a turning point in climate action. He highlighted the bank's strong commitment to sustainability by providing green and sus... read..

COP28's first week outcomes demonstrate how consensus is carrying us forward: COP28 Director-General

Middle East | December 8, 2023 11:50:57 PM IST
Abu Dhabi [UAE], December 8 (ANI/WAM): Ambassador Majid Al Suwaidi, COP28 Director-General and Special Representative, affirmed that the second half of our Action Agenda programme, which begins with youth engagement and education, testifies to their key r... read..

MoEI participates in UAE Built Environment Sustainability Blueprint Roundtable at COP28

Asia | December 8, 2023 11:51:09 PM IST
Dubai [UAE], December 8 (ANI/WAM): Sharif Al Olama, Under-Secretary for Energy and Petroleum Affairs at the Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure, participated in the UAE Built Environment Sustainability Blueprint Roundtable alongside Razan Al Mubarak, UN... read..

Denmark Consul General in Dubai discusses his country's sustainability initiatives and COP28 participation

Middle East | December 8, 2023 12:20:48 AM IST
Abu Dhabi [UAE], December 7 (ANI/WAM): Lars Steen Nielsen, Consul-General and Head of Mission of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark, shed light regarding the country's commitment to sustainability, collaborative efforts, plans and active participa... read..

CHG ENSOL Delivers Innovative Solutions for Climate Change at COP28

Business | December 7, 2023 7:21:06 PM IST
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UAE Team Emirates announce net zero ambitions at COP28

Asia | December 7, 2023 6:20:05 AM IST
Dubai [UAE], December 7 (ANI/WAM): Today, the UAE Team Emirates' CEO and Team Principal, Mauro Gianetti, was invited to present at COP28 and used the platform to announce the team's ambitious goal of reaching net-zero by 2030.... read..

UAE: Parliamentary meeting explores strategies for Paris Agreement oversight after COP28

Asia | December 7, 2023 6:20:02 AM IST
Dubai [UAE], December 7 (ANI/WAM): Meeting at COP28 today, parliamentarians underscored the critical importance of the landmark results and commitments achieved at COP28.... read..

Abu Dhabi Early Childhood Authority launches 2nd World Early Childhood Development Movement at COP28

Abu Dhabi | December 6, 2023 11:52:04 PM IST
Under the patronage of Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Office of Development and Martyrs Families Affairs at the Presidential Court, and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Early Childhood Authority (ECA), the authority has launched t... read..

COP28 unifies global efforts aimed at finding effective solutions to climate change: South Sudan delegate

Middle East | December 6, 2023 11:52:22 PM IST
Abu Dhabi [UAE], December 6 (ANI/WAM): Albino Akol Atak, Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management of the Republic of South Sudan, stressed that the UAE exerts immense efforts to help and support people and communities most vulnerable to th... read..

Multilateral Development Banks unlock over $180 billion worth of climate finance at COP28

Asia | December 5, 2023 6:50:27 AM IST
Dubai [UAE], December 5 (ANI/WAM): Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) joined together at the COP28 climate summit in Dubai to commit to ambitious climate action and unlock over US$180 billion in climate finance.... read..

COP28 high-level roundtable emphasizes advancing high-integrity carbon markets

New Delhi | December 5, 2023 9:50:04 AM IST
In a move towards bolstering global efforts to combat climate change, the Conference of the Parties 28 (COP28) Presidency organized a High-Level Roundtable on 'Unlocking High-Integrity Carbon Markets'.... read..

ADB launches USD 2 billion nature solutions finance hub at COP28

New Delhi | December 5, 2023 10:49:47 AM IST
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) unveiled its Nature Solutions Finance Hub for Asia and the Pacific at COP28, setting an ambitious goal of attracting a minimum of USD 2 billion in investments.... read..

Fortescue's Green Pioneer arrives in Dubai for COP28

Business | December 5, 2023 5:51:54 PM IST
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"Strong and excellent": UAE envoy lauds India-UAE collaboration in addressing climate change at COP28

New Delhi | December 5, 2023 10:50:34 PM IST
UAE Ambassador to India, Abdulnasser Alshaali said on Tuesday that the India-UAE collaboration in addressing climate change was "strong and excellent."... read..

TERI Drives Climate Action Discourse at COP28 with Unprecedented IPCC Insight and Industry Solutions from the AR6 Report

Business | December 5, 2023 7:51:19 PM IST
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EcoBalance, KazBeef, and rTek Launch Climate Smart Beef Pilot Program at COP28

Business | December 4, 2023 11:50:11 AM IST
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