The Heat: COP28 Summit

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On the first day of the UN climate conference, nations agreed to create a fund which has already raised more than US$ 400 million to compensate countries coping with loss and damage caused by climate change.

This came as the United Arab Emirates called for ways to include a role for oil and gas in climate action.

Adel El Mahrouky has more.

To discuss:

  • Changhua Wu is the China Director at The Office of Jeremy Rifkin.
  • Mohammed Mahmoud is a Senior Fellow and the Director of the Climate and Water Program at the Middle East Institute.
  • Bob Watson is the Former Chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
  • Robert Orr is the Dean of the University of Maryland’s School of Public Policy, Former United Nations Under-Secretary-General, and Former Special Advisor to the UN Secretary-General on Climate Change.

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