13 Dec 2023

COP28 ‘historic’ deal promises transition from fossil fuels

Chief Correspondent

It’s just two words and they appear on just one page of an eleven thousand word document, but the inclusion of “fossil fuels” is historic. The final agreement of COP28 might be a compromise – but it has sent a clear signal that we need to stop burning the fuels which are so harmful to the planet.

The UN’s climate chief admitted we haven’t yet turned the page on the fossil fuel era, but he called it the beginning of the end.

Our Chief Correspondent Alex Thomson has this report.