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Reflections on COP28's first global stocktake

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Good news and not-so-good news on the outcomes of COP28 from a mitigation perspective. After running over by one day, the COP28 Presidency worked overnight and issued a new Global Stocktake text version 3 (GST), and in plenary succeeded in getting Parties to adopt the "Outcome of the first global stocktake". This GST version 3 had progressed the en...

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COP28 Update at Halfway

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Every COP is different, and this feels very different to COP27 in Egypt. Firstly, simply the size, COP27 had around 45,000 attendees, and this one has around 84,000. Then the area of the venue is large, so it can be a long way from one meeting or event to another. Also, some of it is outdoors, which can get very hot in the Dubai sun. Then there is ...

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Global CCS Institute’s Europe Forum on CCS

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The Global Institute held its 2023 Europe Forum in Brussels on the 15th of June. This provided a good opportunity to be updated on policy developments relating to Europe. Jarad Daniels, the CEO of the Institute, opened with a global update on CCS metrics. In terms of projects, they now count 37 large-scale operational projects, with another 20 in c...

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