As the COP27 UNFCCC climate talks were gaveled to completion in the early hours of Sunday morning in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, the failure to mention the necessary phase out of fossil fuels in the concluding document marked a huge win for the industry and for oil producing and emitting countries.
Two dozen Ukrainian officials in attendance at COP27 in Sharm el-Sheihk, Egypt, are making the case that the Russian invasion of their country is resulting in a humanitarian as well as an environmental crisis. “This is not simply a war, this is state terrorism and it is ecocide,” Svitlana Grynchuk,
Despite longstanding objections from the US and the UK, negotiators for the first time have agreed to include loss and damage funding on the official agenda here at COP27 on the first day of the climate talks. As the UNFCCC meeting began today in Sharm-el-Sheik, Egypt, countries from the global
Upwards of 35,000 will be in attendance in Sharm el Sheik, Egypt, November 6-18 for the 27th Conference of the Parties (COP27), a gathering of NGOs, activists, world leaders, negotiators, and journalists. The 193 participating countries have signed on to one or more of the major climate change agreements: The