edie’s live blog: Recap on week one at COP28, as it happened

edie's editorial team attended COP28 in Dubai this week to bring you the latest news, views and analysis from the UN climate summit. Scroll through our live blog, which ran from 30 November to 6 December, to relive all the action from week one.

edie’s live blog: Recap on week one at COP28, as it happened

Pictured: The Al Wasl dome at Expo City, where COP28 is being held. Image: UNFCCC Flickr / Kiara Worth

COP28 officially opened in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), on Thursday 30 November.

The summit is expected to attract more than 60,000 people and is a potential tipping point for climate action. Further commitments and pledges at the conference could energise sluggish progress towards meeting the aims of the Paris Agreement, but with the likes of the UK failing to draw up policies aligned to a net-zero future, weakened action and renegading nations could put global climate efforts at risk.

Whatever happens, the world is watching – and this is a highly anticipated moment in the calendar for anyone working in environmental sustainability.

From 30 November through 6 December, up until COP’s official rest day, edie’s editorial team were on the ground in Dubai and live blogging their experience. Recap on all of the breaking news and quirky sights and sounds around the Expo below.

Click here to access all of our other COP28 content. 

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