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Jordan will build a designated solar field and export 600 megawatts to Israel, and work on solar energy storage solutions.
The topic in question is especially relevant, as desertification has worsened in recent years due to climate change reducing rainfall and making air hotter and drier.
Energy Minister Karin Elharrar said on Tuesday that the deal with partners from the UAE to transport oil from the Gulf to Europe via Israel should be canceled due to environmental concerns.
The last-minute changes made to the Glasgow Climate Pact have Israeli activists worried as Israel continues to make insufficient climate progress.
The two-week conference in Glasgow, which extended into an extra day of tortuous negotiations, was the 26th of its kind but the first to call for a reduction in fossil fuels.
Greenhouse gas emissions are the primary culprit of the atmospheric rise. As greenhouse gases continue to trap heat in the atmosphere, the rise has continued to record levels.
Out of 258 different initiatives, the Eilat-based one was selected by the conference as one of 19 of the most 'outstanding' conservation projects.
Saudi Arabia is a major crude producer and the de facto head of the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries.
The study showed that over the last 150 years, rates of temperature rise surpassed the rate of changes in climate from more than the last 24,000 years.
Here's what the draft, drawn up by the British hosts of COP26, includes.