In the letter – reported by Reuters – the group led by the Netherlands, Chile and New Zealand wrote: “We have to end the fossil fuel era, and we have to get rid of fossil fuels. For the common cause, we’re asking you to take a leading role in getting an agreement on this matter at COP28.” – Referring to the UN Climate Summit, which begins on November 30 in Dubai.

Many countries, including member states of the European Union, hope that all participants in the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) this year will agree on the need to end fossil fuel and fuel consumption, as it is the main responsible for climate change that affects everyone. world. However, many countries have previously indicated that they wish to continue to allow the use of these substances.

At last year’s climate summit in Sarm al-Sheikh, due to the opposition of oil- and gas-rich countries, no agreement was reached on phasing out traditional fuels.

According to the seven countries that drafted the current open letter, the G7 should also support efforts to develop new global goals for renewables and energy efficiency.

The energy, climate and environment ministers of the G7 member nations pledged last month to accelerate the phase-out of conventional fossil fuels and fuels across all sectors.

This month, the president of COP28, which is to be held in the United Arab Emirates, Sultan Al Jaber, asked the governments of the world Focus on phasing out fossil fuel emissions.

This could allow the countries involved to continue using fossil fuels temporarily while using special technologies to destroy the carbon dioxide from their combustion.

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