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17 Dec
Germany's foreign minister will play a "key role" on behalf of the EU, as climate talks in Dubai enter the final phase. Baerbock said strong economies, such as Saudi Arabia and China, should contribute more financially.
10 Dec
As world leaders meet at the UN climate summit in Dubai, a new report shows that carbon emissions are set to hit a record high, with the potential to make climate change worse and fuel more destructive, extreme weather.
6 Dec
Early drafts of the COP28 agreement refer to the "phasedown/out" of fossil fuels, which are responsible for most climate emissions. The final wording will likely be disputed. What's the difference — and does it matter?
25 Oct
The International Energy Agency said the clean energy transition is 'unstoppable,' but added that the demand for fossil fuels needed to come down to meet targets.
15 Oct 2023
With the acquisition, ExxonMobil will command a dominant position over the top oilfield in the United States. Fossil fuel emissions are considered the main drivers of climate change.
20 Jun 2023
As big energy companies make record profits and expand production of climate-wrecking fossil fuels, activists are appealing directly to shareholders to demand rapid emission cuts.

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