More info on COP28’s failures to take strong actions to protect the climate

COP28 results: Good Cop, Bad Cop: Breaking Down the UN’s New Climate Resolution:  https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2023/12/cop28-historic-final-resolution-decision-text-explained-fossil-fuels/

 

Negotiators @COP28 Agree to Historic UAE Consensus With “A Litany of Loopholes”:  https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2023/12/13/2211489/-Negotiators-COP28-Agree-to-Historic-UAE-Deal-With-A-Litany-of-Loopholes?detail=emaildkg&pm_source=DKRE&pm_medium=email

 

Phase Down, Not Phase Out: COP28 Deal on Fossil Fuels Disappoints Activists & Vulnerable States: https://www.democracynow.org/2023/12/13/cop28_fossil_fuel_phaseout

 

Gore: COP28 on “Verge of Complete Failure” as Pact Omits Fossil Fuel Phaseout:  “[T]his obsequious draft reads as if OPEC dictated it word for word,” the former vice president wrote.  https://truthout.org/articles/gore-cop28-on-verge-of-complete-failure-as-pact-omits-fossil-fuel-phase-out/

 

“Big Oil Wins Big at COP28 in Dubai” By Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan:  https://www.democracynow.org/2023/12/14/big_oil_wins_big_at_cop28

 

Greenfaith offers its reflections on COP28:  https://greenfaith.org/reflections-on-cop28/

 

One analyst described COP28 as a huge green mirage:  https://www.farmanddairy.com/columns/cop28-the-worlds-biggest-green-mirage/804959.html

 

Climate Activists Outraged as COP28 Draft Text Drops Call for Fossil Fuel Phaseout:  https://www.democracynow.org/2023/12/12/climate_activists_outraged_as_cop28_draft

 

Al Gore: UN Climate Summit “on the Verge of Complete Failure.”  The draft accord “is vague,” another source notes. “Everything is there, but nothing is there.”  https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2023/12/al-gore-un-climate-summit-failure-final-resolution-fossil-fuels/

 

“Carbon Colonialism, COOP28 and the Climate Crisis” by Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan:   https://www.democracynow.org/2023/12/7/carbon_colonialism_cop28_and_the_climate

 

Posted Nov. 29, 2023:  At COP28, Four Major Issues May Decide The Planet’s Future:  https://progressivehub.net/at-cop28-four-major-issues-may-decide-the-planets-future/?eType=EmailBlastContent&eId=daab6363-303a-49af-a4ef-f6672eaf6c77

 

Posted Dec. 1, 2023:  At COP28, Road To Climate Action Is Paved With Big Oil Loopholes: https://popularresistance.org/at-cop28-road-to-climate-action-is-paved-with-big-oil-loopholes/

 

The Biden Administration proposed a weak effort to reduce methane leakage instead of vigorously opposing burning oil and gas:  US lays out plan at COP 28 to slash climate ‘super pollutant’ methane from oil and gas (msn.com)

 

Posted Dec. 2, 2023:  Fossil Fuel Companies Back Toothless “Decarbonization Charter” at COP28 in Dubai.  320 organizations denounced the plan as corporate greenwashing and called on the COP28 Presidency to abandon it.  https://truthout.org/articles/fossil-fuel-companies-back-toothless-decarbonization-charter-at-cop28-in-dubai/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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