Tackling Climate Change: Are the Gulf Arab States Doing Enough?

As the 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change was taking place in Poland, AGSIW hosted a discussion examining efforts by the Gulf Arab countries to tackle climate change, both in terms of mitigation and adaptation.

Speakers

    Colin P. Kelley

    Senior Research Fellow, Center for Climate and Security

    Aisha Al-Sarihi

    Non-Resident Fellow, AGSIW; Research Associate, KAPSARC; Coordinator, T20 Climate and Environment Task Force

    Harry Verhoeven

    Professor, Georgetown University in Qatar

Moderator

    Samantha Gross

    Fellow, Foreign Policy, Energy Security and Climate Initiative, Brookings Institution

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