The deal reached at the COP28 summit has called for the first time for a global “transitioning away from fossil fuels” – but in the hard bargaining that underpinned it, it appears to have been economics that carried the most influence, rather than climate considerations. Analysis by Fathom Consulting’s climate team explains why.

COP28 revealed the influence of economic self-interest divided along lines similar to the country personality types in Fathom's energy transition scores