Dubai is hosting the 28th “Conference of the Parties” (COP28) where world leaders are meeting to discuss ways to address the devastating impacts of global warming. The conference aims to reduce emissions and combat dangerous levels of global warming. Representatives from almost 200 countries are attending the conference.
As the United Nations (UN) declares 2023 the hottest year on record, all eyes are fixed on world leaders at COP28 to agree on ways to tackle the devastating impacts of global warming. Dubai is welcoming thousands of attendees to the 28th “Conference of the Parties”, running until December 12, amid lingering concerns over how the oil-rich United Arab Emirates (UAE) will help end fossil fuel-driven climate change.
After almost three decades of COP meetings, much has changed for the planet – but what can we expect from the Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) meets at what is called the Conference of the Parties – abbreviated as COP – to discuss the world’s progress on climate change and how to tackle it. The conference sees representatives from almost 200 countries come together to commit to reducing emissions and stopping dangerous levels of global warming. The first meeting was held in Berlin in 1995. It came after a mass United Nations treaty aiming to reduce greenhouse gases came into force in 199