Post Tagged with: "COP27"

STOP COP

STOP COP

Fossil fuel interests have taken over climate talks. The acronym COP for “Conference of the Parties” should be changed to “Continue Oil Production.” Eighteen of the twenty companies that sponsored UN climate talks at the make-believe Egyptian resort Sharm El-Sheikh either directly support or partner with oil and gas companies. Global Witness/London identified at least 636 fossil lobbyists at COP27.[Read More…]

by 23/11/2022 Comments are Disabled Climate Change
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COP 27 Again Confirmed the Glaring Inadequacy of Existing Framework to Check Climate Change

COP-27 (the 27th Conference of Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change) has ended as expected on a note more or less of status quo. True, the long pending demand of countries worst affected by climate change for a loss and damage fund has been accepted, an important gain in itself, but any celebrations over this will be[Read More…]

by 22/11/2022 Comments are Disabled Climate Change
COP 27 Concludes Without Conclusion

COP 27 Concludes Without Conclusion

The much expected 27th Conference of Parties (COP 27) has come to its conclusion, but without any concluding outcome for the planet. UN secretary general Antonio Guterres’s deep disappointment with the outcome of the COP 27 is sure to be echoed across the world. Guterres said on Sunday that the planet continues to be in the “emergency room” and the[Read More…]

by 21/11/2022 Comments are Disabled Climate Change
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COP27 Ignores Carbon Price, Climate Costs, Carbon Debt, Full Reparations & Global South

The COP27 Climate Change Conference is underway in Egypt but failure born of neoliberal greed is already apparent. COP27 is ignoring the fundamental  realities of Carbon Price, Carbon Debt, and the need for the social and environmental cost   of greenhouse gas (GHG) pollution to be fully borne by the polluters. This failure condemns the climate change-impacted global South to horrendous[Read More…]

by 13/11/2022 Comments are Disabled Climate Change
Release Alaa Abd el-Fattah

Release Alaa Abd el-Fattah

The on-going high profile international get together of presidents and prime ministers, top leaders, policy-makers and experts at the climate change conference of COP27 at the Red Sea Resort at Sharm-al-Shaikh near Cairo in Egypt is turning out to be a big headache for General Abdul Fattah El-Sisi, president and dictator of Egypt, and all his miscellaneous generals and ministers[Read More…]

by 09/11/2022 Comments are Disabled World
Developing nations bear the brunt of climate change

Developing nations bear the brunt of climate change

Mia Mottley, PM  of Barbodos, speaking at the ongoing ongoing COP27 UN climate summit, attacked the rich nations for their  historical criminal past for present climate crisis  and demanded 1 trillion US$ compensation to low income countries to tackle natural disasters. Madam Prime minister from a tiny Carribean nation is known for her bold speeches in world forums in advocating[Read More…]

by 08/11/2022 Comments are Disabled Climate Change
Temperature change by year compared to pre-industrial levels (1850-1900), based on data from six records compiled in the WMO's State of the Global Climate 2022, Kenan AUGEARD

COP 27 Opens: Past Eight Years Were The Eight Hottest Ever, Says WMO

The past eight years were the eight hottest ever recorded, says a new UN report. The report by the UN’s World Meteorological Organization (WMO) indicates: The world is now deep into the climate crisis. Earth has warmed more than 1.1 degrees Celsius since the late 19th century, with roughly half of that increase occurring in the past 30 years, the report said.[Read More…]

by 07/11/2022 Comments are Disabled Climate Change
COP27 Egypt- Oh, Well!

COP27 Egypt- Oh, Well!

Dateline: November 7-18, 2022, Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. Dignitaries from every country will be meeting to discuss climate change at COP27. Based upon early confirmations, 90 heads of state will attend, lending an aura of importance. “Climate change is the crisis of our lifetime. If we are not able to reverse the present trend that is leading to a catastrophe in[Read More…]

by 05/11/2022 Comments are Disabled Climate Change
Enacting Climate Justice in India

Enacting Climate Justice in India

New Delhi. 04 Nov 2022.   Leading up to the COP27 meeting in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, Indian climate activists and academics associated with Climate Justice Network urge the Government of India to develop socially-just approaches to climate action and climate adaptation. This is crucial to protect the lives and livelihoods of the communities that are bearing the brunt of the climate[Read More…]

by 04/11/2022 Comments are Disabled Climate Change
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What to Expect from COP27 in Egypt’s Police State: An Interview With Sharif Abdel Kouddous

The global climate meeting called COP27 (the 27th Conference of Parties) will be held in the remote Egyptian desert resort of Sharm El-Sheik, Egypt from November 6-18. Given the extremely repressive nature of the Egyptian government, this gathering will likely be different from others, where there have been large, raucous protests led by civil society groups. So as tens of[Read More…]

by 04/11/2022 Comments are Disabled Climate Change
Can COP-27 Help to Improve the Climate Agenda Significantly?

Can COP-27 Help to Improve the Climate Agenda Significantly?

Will COP-27 help to improve the climate agenda in significant ways, or will it carry on as before? This is an important question for humanity, keeping in view the increasing evidence of the extremely serious nature of climate disruption related threats, which just keeps on piling. At the same time, it has become increasingly clear that the existing response of[Read More…]

by 29/10/2022 Comments are Disabled Climate Change