United Nations Climate Change Conference

PM urges decarbonization in shipping from COP28

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis told the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP28) in Dubai on Friday that Greece is "the world's leading global shipping power, controlling nearly 25% of the global shipping fleet," and "the entire issue of maritime decarbonization is of special significance to us." 

Over 20 nations call for tripling of nuclear energy

More than 20 countries called for the tripling of world nuclear energy capacity at UN climate talks on Saturday as part of efforts to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050.

A declaration endorsed by nations ranging from the United States to Ghana to Japan and several European countries said nuclear energy plays a "key role" in reaching the goal of carbon neutrality.

King Charles urges 'genuine' climate action at COP28

King Charles III told world leaders Friday that the UN's COP28 talks in Dubai must be a turning point in the fight against climate change, as tough negotiations on fossil fuels began.

King Charles kicked off two days of speeches by heads of state and government in the oil-rich United Arab Emirates, with a stark warning.

Poros to become third ‘green’ island, says Mitsotakis

Poros will become the third "green" island under the government's GR-eco Islands national initiative, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitostakis has announced at the COP28 conference in Dubai.

The transformation of the island would take place in collaboration with United Arab Emirates state-owned green energy company Masdar, he added.

Vucic: Serbia to make new strategy for fighting climate change

DUBAI - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said on Friday Serbia had decided to prepare a new strategy to help the fight against climate change.

Speaking at the COP28 summit in Dubai, Vucic said Serbia was ready to make a major contribution to that effort.

He said climate change was the "greatest challenge of our time."