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We can tackle conflicts and climate change together – it's not one or the other

World leaders are gathering in the UAE to discuss the urgent plan of action. Our world needs to course-correct if we are to meet the Paris Climate Agreement’s target of holding global temperature rise to 1.5°C.

While mitigation, adaptation and climate-finance issues will be the main focus, this COP will undoubtedly be impacted by the climate of conflict in the region. Hostilities in Gaza continue to be on hearts, minds and airwaves ―and to consume diplomatic energy and attention in the region and globally.

Continue reading this article originally published in English (The National, UAE).

Translated versions are available in French, Spanish and Portugese.




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