“Let’s remember why we are all here. We are all here because we have issued a very clear call to action. The UAE takes on this task with humility and responsibility and fully understands the urgency of this issue,” he stressed.
He noted that so far at COP28 they were able to bring the United States and China together in an unprecedented commitment to reduce methane and other non-carbon dioxide (CO2) gases across the economy. These gases are more than 80 times more harmful than CO2, he warned.
Al Jaber also revealed pride in having issued the first declarations on health and food systems, considered two huge priorities for the presidency’s action agenda. Three additional statements on hydrogen, refrigeration and gender will be announced in the coming days, he confirmed.