THE FUTURE OF CLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA
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THE FUTURE OF CLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA

30 November 2023

Summary

And even though assessment cycle from Working Group III that focused carbon emissions from the fossil fuel industry temporarily on the mitigation of climate change ahead of COP28, to declined in early 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, provide insight on the future of potential climate action they rebounded by the end of that year. [...] in the context of the Middle East and North Africa.2 MEI’s previous analysis on the IPCC Sixth Assessment The high carbon emission activity in the most recent cycle examined the implications of future climate for the decade constrains mitigation efforts to limit future global Mediterranean3 and what the first report from Working warming below critical thresholds. [...] With respect to mitigation in the Middle East’s energy There is clear recognition from the various net-zero goals sector, much scrutiny and attention is placed on the oil- and supporting initiatives that the GCC nations have put producing nations of the Gulf — a region that produces forth that proactive mitigation action will blunt the effect a fifth of the world’s oil supply and is home to over 5. [...] world is with respect to meeting the goals of the Paris • Highlight the economic benefits of comprehensive Agreement, and the likely wider gap of mitigation that and far-reaching mitigation strategies, emphasizing now exists to manage and curb further increases in global the importance of avoiding the worst outcomes from warming. [...] Multiple efforts on the international stage have been put into place to address the acceleration of dangerous climate change impacts, anchored by the Kyoto Protocol, the Paris Agreement, and the work of the UNFCCC through the annual COP meetings.

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