UAE, US commit to jointly tackle climate challenge

SourceEmirates Business
SectorOil & Gas

ABU DHABI / WAM The UAE and the US announced their joint commitment to tackle the climate challenge in a joint statement that stresses the importance and urgency of raising global climate ambition. Both countries announced their intent to cooperate on new investments in financing decarbonisation across the Mena region and beyond, and to focus on assisting the most vulnerable adapt to the effects of climate change. Dr Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology and the UAE’s Special Envoy for Climate Change, said, “Together with the US, the UAE has affirmed that decisive, proactive climate action can be an engine for economic growth and sustainable development. Building on the legacy and experience of the UAE, which has demonstrated a longstanding commitment to sustainable development and operates three of the world’s largest solar facilities, we will focus, together with the US, on joint efforts on renewable energy, hydrogen, industrial decarbonisation, carbon capture and storage, nature-based solutions, more...