Gathering at a pivotal moment, the 28th Conference of the Parties unfolded against the backdrop of projections that 2023 is poised to be recorded as the warmest year on record. The accelerating impacts of climate change served as a stark reminder of the urgency addressed throughout the conference.

Baker McKenzie's Global Climate Change practice was on the ground in Dubai, continuing a decade's long commitment to be actively engaged in understanding how UNFCCC negotiations create opportunities for clients, and drawing from our observations, we've compiled a concise report outlining our perspective on the outcomes at COP28.

COP28 Key Outcomes

Key Contacts


Andrew Hedges
Partner, London



Renata Amaral
Partner at Trench Rossi Watanabe*


Borys Dackiw
Partner, Abu Dhabi/Dubai


Daniel R. De Deo
Partner, Washington, D.C.


David Hackett
Senior Counsel, Chicago
Tom Webb
Junior Associate, Sydney


*Trench Rossi Watanabe and Baker McKenzie have executed a strategic cooperation agreement for consulting on foreign law.

COP28 Hub: STEPS to Net Zero
Unrivalled knowledge and expertise in climate change law and climate finance.
Visit Hub