13 Dec 2023

Committment to phase out fossil fuels gone from COP28 agreement

From First Up, 5:46 am on 13 December 2023

There's been frustration at the UN Climate Summit in Dubai, after a commitment to phase out fossil fuels was cut from the final draft of the agreement. Negotiations continued through the night at COP 28, with many countries saying they won't sign a 'death certificate' for small island nations. Newsroom journalist Rod Oram covers climate, economics and politics. He's been at the summit in Dubai and joins us now from London.