COP27: seven achievements, and eight problems

COP27: seven achievements, and eight problems

The achievements of the 27th climate summit were not balanced with failures. The global balance of the COP27 held in Sharm el Sheikh (Egypt) is disappointing. The final decision agreement has been made public and, despite the administrative style and not always being direct and clear, words such as “concern” and “objectives are not achieved” … Read more

Climate Change: What are key outcomes of Cop27 summit?

Climate Change: What are key outcomes of Cop27 summit?

The COP27 climate summit has had many Chiaroscuro, where the word implementation has been repeated key, and the fight against climate change does not seem to have found the correct way out of the “highway to hell” in which, according to the Secretary General of the UN, António Guterres, we are on the right track. … Read more

Women in minority, do the hardest work at COP27

Women in minority, do the hardest work at COP27

The participation of women in 30 years of United Nations climate summits has been a minority but arriving at number 27 in this Egyptian city, they have shouldered the hardest work, forging consensus through concessions and limiting agreements between the parties. The Women’s Environment and Development Organization (WEDO) released a study on gender inequality in … Read more

Cop27: Fears of compromise, 1.5°c target is out of reach

Cop27: Fears of compromise, 1.5°c target is out of reach

As the first week at COP27 comes to an end, the new edition of the Global Carbon Project, published this Friday, November 11, shows no significant progress in terms of reducing carbon emissions at the global level, with record levels still forecast for 2022. So much so that the objective of limiting global warming to … Read more

Cop27: world needs a target of 0% plastic waste by 2040

Cop27: world needs a target of 0% plastic waste by 2040

The United Nations is urged to make a bold promise and set a target of zero for new plastic pollution by 2040 in its upcoming Global Treaty to End Plastic Pollution. Plastic production and subsequent pollution are key drivers of climate change, the focus of discussion at COP27 in Egypt this week. call for zero … Read more

COP27: Amazon forest in crisis, Forest loss threatens the planet

COP27: Amazon forest in crisis, Forest loss threatens planet

Deforestation is increasing in the forests of the Amazon, whose integrity may reach a point of no return, directly affecting 47 million people and aggravating the global climate and biodiversity crises, warned a new report from the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). Amazon forest in crisis According to the WWF’s “Living Amazon 2022” report, presented at … Read more

Fossil-based C02 emissions set to break records by 2022

What is Climate Trace, How it tracks carbon emissions?

CO2 emissions from the consumption of fossil fuels -oil, gas and coal- will reach a new record in 2022, according to a study published this Friday during the COP27 in Egypt. Total greenhouse gas emissions, including those from deforestation, will reach 40.6 billion tons, just below the record level of 2019, according to the first … Read more

COP27: United Nations urges companies to stop Greenwashing

COP27: United Nations urges companies to stop Greenwashing

The United Nations High-Level Expert Group on Net Zero Emissions Commitments by Non-State Entities – Companies, Mainly Oil or Energy; financial institutions, cities and regions – presented its report to the UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, during the 27th Climate Summit (CO27), which is being held in Sharm el Sheikh (Egypt). The document, which has been … Read more

COP27: What is ‘loss and damage’ compensation, and who should pay?

Women in minority, do the hardest work at COP27

The financing of compensation due to developing countries for the damage they suffer as a result of climate change (“losses and damages”) will finally come into the agenda of the COP27 Climate Summit, after being one of the issues for which the poor countries and the Egyptian presidency of the event pressed the most. In … Read more

COP27: What will be India’s main focus?

COP27: What will be India's main focus?

The 27th United Nations Climate Change Conference, commonly known as the Conference of the Parties – COP27, will take place in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. The conference will start from November 6 to 18. India’s main focus at COP27 India’s main focus will be to push for a better definition of ‘climate finance’ for developing nations. … Read more