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Can climate change speed up economic diversification in the GCC?

Al-Sarihi, Aisha (2016) Can climate change speed up economic diversification in the GCC? Middle East Centre Blog (24 Oct 2016). Website.

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Last year’s Paris Agreement marked the first time all 190 UNFCCC members committed to keeping the average global temperature rise from pre-industrial times well below 2 degree Celcius. While a collective action is needed to turn this vision into reality, the responsibilities of each country will differ depending on their national circumstances. The economic reality of the GCC states – being blessed with oil and gas reserves – suggests controversy in terms of the region’s role towards climate change.

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Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s)
Divisions: Middle East Centre
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
Sets: Research centres and groups > Middle East Centre
Collections > LSE Middle East Centre Blog
Date Deposited: 31 May 2017 09:26
Last Modified: 06 Sep 2021 23:31

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