UAE President Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan arrives to deliver a speech on the second day of the COP27 climate conference on November 7 in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. The UAE has recently built on its strategy to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050. Photo: AFP
UAE President Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan arrives to deliver a speech on the second day of the COP27 climate conference on November 7 in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. The UAE has recently built on its strategy to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050. Photo: AFP
Guy Burton
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Eye on Asia by Guy Burton

As climate debate heats up, Gulf states can help bridge differences between East and West

  • New findings show economies can grow even as carbon dioxide emissions decline. These findings are important for developing countries like India
  • As hydrocarbon producers with net-zero goals, Gulf states can help facilitate dialogue between historic polluters in the West and growing economies in the East

UAE President Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan arrives to deliver a speech on the second day of the COP27 climate conference on November 7 in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. The UAE has recently built on its strategy to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050. Photo: AFP
UAE President Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan arrives to deliver a speech on the second day of the COP27 climate conference on November 7 in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. The UAE has recently built on its strategy to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050. Photo: AFP
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