COP28: Climate summit tries to kick fossil fuel habit

Turkey’s exports to Russia of goods vital for Moscow’s war machine have soared in 2023, and nations at this year’s COP28 summit will revisit a proposal to phase out fossil fuels. Plus, the FT’s Madhumita Murgia explains how one patient in need of a new liver exposed major flaws in the UK’s organ transplant system. 


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Future of fossil fuels leaves nations at odds ahead of UN climate summit

Turkey’s exports of military-linked goods to Russia surge

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