Madeleine Finlay received updates from Patrick Greenfield, the Guardian’s biodiversity and environment reporter covering Cop28 in Dubai. He shares the ups and downs of the first week, including a significant agreement on loss and damage and a tense press conference with summit president, Sultan Al Jaber. He also outlines the remaining topics to be discussed in the second week of negotiations.
This episode was updated on December 7 to clarify that Sheikh Ahmed declined to be interviewed.
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