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Ending fossil fuel use only way to save planet: UN chief at COP28

UN chief urged the fossil fuel companies to invest in a transition to renewable energy sources.

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres speaks at the opening ceremony at the COP28 (AP)
Published on Dec 01, 2023 02:15 PM IST
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COP28 summit: Parties adopt agenda on opening day

COP28 officially runs from 30 November to 12 December. Jaber said that the UAE, despite being heavily dependent on fossil fuels, has engaged with oil and gas companies to reduce their emission footprint

UAE is hosting the COP28 Summit in Dubai (AP Photo)
Updated on Nov 30, 2023 06:48 PM IST
ByJayashree Nandi

COP28 Summit: Nations urged to phase out fossil fuels

Britain's King Charles III, world leaders, activists and lobbyists are among more than 97,000 people expected to attend the summit.

'COP28 UAE' logo is displayed on the screen during the opening ceremony of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW).(REUTERS)
Published on Nov 30, 2023 11:22 AM IST

India contributed 5% to global emissions, says UNEP in report highlighting gap

The US accounts for 4% of the current world population, but has contributed 17% of global warming from 1850 to 2021, including the impact of methane and nitrous oxide emissions

People walk along the Kartavya Path in front of the India Gate amid heavy smoggy conditions in New Delhi on November 13. Delhi regularly ranks among the most polluted major cities on the planet, with a melange of factory and vehicle emissions exacerbated by seasonal agricultural fires. (AFP)
Updated on Nov 21, 2023 06:42 AM IST
ByJayashree Nandi

India historically contributed to 5% warming: UNEP

Globally,10% of the population with the highest income accounted for nearly half (48%) of emissions with two-thirds of this group living in developed countries.

The bottom 50% of the world population contributed only 12% of total emissions (Representative photo)
Published on Nov 20, 2023 07:37 PM IST
ByJayashree Nandi
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