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  1. ‘Stand and deliver’, urges UN Secretary-General as divides threaten COP27 negotiations ahead of deadline

    - UN News

    COP27 is scheduled to wrap up in 24 hours but countries remain divided on several significant issues including ‘loss and damage’, the UN Secretary-General said on Thursday, urging parties to rise to the urgency of the moment and agree on real solutions to solve the greatest challenge facing humanity.

  2. Will the Global Energy Crisis Accelerate the Energy Transition? The Big Question at COP27

    - Inter Press Service

    SHARM EL SHEIKH, Egypt, Nov 16 (IPS) - COP27 is unlikely to produce new commitments to reduce emissions of climate-changing gases, but the global energy crisis will eventually prompt more action by countries to move away from fossil fuels. That is the positive feeling that many observers are taking away from the annual climate summit being held in Egypt.

  3. COP27: Show Me the MoneySupported by Policy

    - Inter Press Service

    SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Nov 16 (IPS) - Climate change is an existential threat to humans and our ability to thrive on a healthy planet. But when it comes to rising temperatures, the inability of humankind to slow emissions and limit warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius isn’t because we lack knowledge or need new technologies.

  4. COP27: Climate Change Exacerbates Vicious Loop of Human Rights Inequity

    - Inter Press Service

    SHARM EL SHEIKH, Nov 16 (IPS) - Climate change is worsening injustice globally, and the poor and vulnerable communities are the most affected. It is time the world acted on fulfilling human rights and building a liveable planet, says Yamide Dagnet, director for Climate Justice at Open Society Foundations.

  5. Launch of EBRD Climate Adaptation Action Plan at COP27

    - Inter Press Service

    LONDON, Nov 16 (IPS) - As it moves to increase its climate adaptation financethe European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has launched the EBRD Climate Adaptation Action Plan (CAAP) at COP27, the global climate summit taking place in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt.

  6. Invest more in Africa’s Sahel, or risk decades of armed conflict and displacement

    - UN News

    Without urgent investment in climate mitigation and adaptation, countries in the Sahel risk decades of armed conflict and displacement, exacerbated by rising temperatures, scarcity of resources and food insecurity, the UN has warned in a report published on Wednesday.

  7. COP27: Protecting biodiversity is protecting the Paris Agreement

    - UN News

    While for many years the climate crisis and the biodiversity crisis have been treated as separate issues, the reality – as highlighted on Wednesday at COP27– is that there is no viable route to limiting global warming to 1.5°C without urgently protecting and restoring nature.

  8. Climate Change is No 'Future Scenario' for Pacific Island Nations; Climate Change is 'Real'

    - Inter Press Service

    SHARM EL SHEIK, Nov 15 (IPS) - Pacific island countries are highly vulnerable to climate change, and several have disappeared – and more could sink under the sea owing to a rise in water levels.

  9. COP27 Fiddling as World Warms

    - Inter Press Service

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Nov 15 (IPS) - The latest annual climate conference has begun in the face of a worsening climate crisis and further retreats by rich nations following the energy crisis induced by NATO sanctions after the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

    Copping out again The 27th Conference of the Parties (COP 27) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is now meeting in Sharm-el-Sheikh, Egypt, from 6 to 18 November 2022.

  10. UNICEF launches new child-focused climate initiative to head off disasters

    - UN News

    The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Wednesday launched a new climate financing initiative designed to help countries address current and growing impacts of the climate crisis, and better cope with disasters.

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