14 Dec 2023

COP28 deal reached, with commitment to 'move away' from fossil fuels

From Morning Report, 7:24 am on 14 December 2023

A new global deal on climate change has been approved by almost 200 countries at the COP28summit in Dubai. The deal calls on all countries to move away from the use of fossil fuels. This is the first time there's been a clear reference to the future of all fossil fuels in a United Nations summit text. But, this deal doesn't include any wording on the "phase out" of fossil fuels, something many countries were demanding. Ingrid Hipkiss spoke to Guardian reporter Patrick Greenfield, who's been following the COP28 summit in Dubai.