STUART THEOBALD: Stakes are high for SA at COP28
The country is a big carbon emitter, but will also suffer much from climate change
International shindigs are often best ignored. From the World Economic Forum to the UN’s Congress of Parties, which is concluding this week in Dubai, they can be little more than a gathering of the well-heeled for backslapping chinwags signifying nothing.
Unless, of course, the stakes are high and decisions will have a material impact on countries’ economies. A series of declarations will be made in Dubai on Monday and Tuesday that could be material to SA’s future. ..
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