As the UN climate summit enters its final days, a leaked letter reveals OPEC's growing concerns that negotiations may result in a call for phasing out fossil fuels to address the escalating climate crisis.
Nearly 200 countries meeting in Dubai for the UN's COP28 climate summit are debating whether to agree, for the first time, to eventually end the world's use of fossil fuels, the main cause of climate change.
Baku's Ecology Minister Mukhtar Babayev said he was 'delighted to announce' that there 'is an overall consensus on the candidacy of Azerbaijan to host COP29'.
Some 2,456 fossil fuel lobbyists have been granted access to the summit in Dubai in a further sign that COP28 was being used by 'big polluters' as an opportunity to advance a fossil-fuelled agenda at the expense of frontline communities.
COP28 host the UAE has been slammed as hypocritical by a rights group and a former US vice president over its 'dangerously' high levels of air pollution.
At the COP28 climate summit in Dubai, activists read out the names of Palestinians killed in Gaza and linked the Palestinian cause to the movement for climate justice.
Among the headliners expected to speak at COP28 are US Vice President Kamala Harris, Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy.
Day 1 of the UN climate summit sees an important agreement that secures funding for the world’s poorest and most climate-vulnerable nations.
Sultan Al Jaber denied reports that he was using his COP28 presidency as a means to push for oil and fossil fuel deals, calling the allegations "false, not true, incorrect and not accurate."
While most of the world is trying to wean itself off fossil fuels amid a climate emergency, Saudi Arabia is trying to ramp up demand for oil in Africa and Asia, undercover reporting has found.