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'17 hours' to save climate conference as UAE publishes new COP28 outcome

Activists, climate-vulnerable nations and climate diplomacy experts have decried a new draft of the COP28 Global Stocktake, published less than 24 hours before the conference is due to end. Delegates at COP28 waited all day as the United Arab Emirates COP presidency continually delayed publishing the latest draft of the text, which sets out how countries are planning to drive forward climate action to close the gap between current policy and what is required for a good chance of limiting global warming to 1.5 C.

December 11, 2023