The Heat: UN Climate Conference

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At the United Nations Climate Conference in Dubai, known as COP28, leaders from nearly 200 countries agreed to transition away from fossil fuels. They pledged to triple the amount of renewable energy by 2030 and curb the release of methane. 

But will it be enough to keep temperatures within the 1.5 Celsius limit set by the Paris Agreement?  

Joining the discussion:

  • Moji Sadegh is an Associate Professor of Civil Engineering at Boise State University. 
  • Michael K. Dorsey is the Chair and Director of the Rob and Melani Walton Sustainability Solutions Service at Arizona State University. 
  • Mohammed Mahmoud is the Senior Fellow and Director of the Climate and Water Program at the Middle East Institute. 
  • Changhua Wu is the China Director with The Office of Jeremy Rifkin.