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

Who is Nakeeyat Dramani Sam, delivers strong message at COP27?

Who is Nakeeyat Dramani Sam, delivers strong message at COP27?

During a session at the UN climate summit in Egypt, 10-year-old Nakeeyat Dramani Sam told attendees that rich nations should offset the climate impacts of developing countries. Sam’s soft voice and direct message cut through the usual dryness of climate negotiations. It reminded the negotiators and everyone listening that climate change is ultimately about people. … 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: What is Mangrove Alliance for Climate, which India joined?

COP27: What is Mangrove Alliance for Climate, which India joined?

India joined the Mangrove Alliance for Climate, MAC, at the 27th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP27) in Sharm el-Sheikh in Egypt. After joining the alliance, India called for the integration of mangrove conservation with Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) programs for carbon sequestration. What is Mangrove Alliance for Climate … Read more

World elites arrived at #COP27 in their private jets, Irony!

World elites arrived at #COP27 in their private jets, Irony!

The skies of Egypt were crossed this Sunday by hundreds of private jets used by world leaders to reach Sharm El Sheikh, the city that hosts the climate talks until November 18. At the previous climate summit, held last year in Scotland, it is estimated that a total of 400 private jets flew to transport … 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

What is COP27, and why is it so important?

COP27: Challenge of promising to reduce emissions, and doing it

Science has warned, if global warming is not reversed the effects will be catastrophic. That is why every year representatives of hundreds of countries meet to pressure and accelerate the actions that will prevent our extinction. COP27 represents a unique opportunity to agree on more ambitious and radical measures to stop the climate crisis that … Read more