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COP28 Launches in the UAE: Global Leaders Gather for Climate Action

King Charles III, is expected to deliver a speech at the summit’s opening ceremony.

By Inc.Arabia Staff
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As the world grapples with the escalating climate crisis, the eyes of the global community are turning to the UAE as the 2023 UN Climate Change Conference (COP28) officially kicks off today in a bid to address pressing environmental challenges.

Against the backdrop of the stunning skyline of Dubai, leaders and delegates from across the globe have gathered for this pivotal event, aiming to build on the achievements of previous COP meetings and lay the groundwork for more ambitious and effective climate action. 

Delegates are expected to discuss the role of technology in achieving rapid and sustained decarbonization. Industrial decarbonization; accelerating the just green energy transition; and innovation for climate action.

Taking place at Dubai Expo City from November 30th to December 12th, COP28 will host around 70,000 people.

King Charles III, is expected to deliver a speech at the summit’s opening ceremony, and Pope Francis, who will be the first pontiff to attend a COP. 

The Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, will be addressing hundreds of crowds supporting the Amazonia.

On December 1 tech giants Microsoft and Google will unveil the remarkable role of AI in the climate change battle while spotlighting its ethical dimensions. The panel will explore how these influential organizations are spearheading solutions, harnessing AI to confront environmental challenges and drive sustainability.

The green zone is available from December 3rd to 12th.

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