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Study shows the world could be on track to mitigate global warming – ESI Africa

Plausible pathways still exist to get on track for well below two degrees Celsius of global warming, if governments and companies take determined action to transition to low-carbon energy technologies, according to the 2022 New Energy Outlook. The report by…

Australia and Negotiations for a Global Plastics Treaty and reduce plastic pollution in the marine environment

Photo by IISD/ENB The final resolution at the United Nations Environment Assembly 21 February – 4 March 2022 was to develop a Global Plastics Treaty and to set up an Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee to develop an internationally legally binding instrument…

Copenhagen addresses global warming with climate-resilient architecture – Dezeen

Promotion: with Copenhagen due to host the UIA World Congress of Architects, the city aims to set an example for how architecture can help to reduce the impact of climate change. Voted the world’s most sustainable city by TimeOut in…

The world needs a Marshall Plan to fight climate change–and politicians are failing to show ambition. Business can’t afford to wait – Fortune

The COP27 climate talks in Sharm el-Sheikh were a missed opportunity. The pledge to keep global temperature rises under 1.5 degrees is just about alive, affirmed by G20 leaders in Bali–but there’s no clear plan to deliver it. The Sharm deal doesn’t…

Where U.S.-China Competition Leaves Climate Change – The Atlantic

The latest round of international negotiations on climate change, which concluded on Sunday, achieved a significant breakthrough by creating a fund to compensate poor countries for damage caused by global warming. But the two weeks of intense haggling at COP27,…

Guest Post: COP27: one big breakthrough but ultimately an inadequate response to the climate crisis

Photo by IISD/ENB Matt McDonald, The University of Queensland For 30 years, developing nations have fought to establish an international fund to pay for the “loss and damage” they suffer as a result of climate change. As the COP27 climate…

GOP Midterm Gains Quash Hopes Of US Paying Climate Reparations

Republicans have taken control of the House of Representatives, diminishing the chances of the US delivering on its climate finance pledges. President Joe Biden promised $11.4 billion a year by 2024 to support climate action in developing countries, including an overdue…

Stakeout: António Guterres, UN Secretary-General and Sameh Shoukry, COP27 President demand negotiators step up

Sameh Shoukry, COP27 President and the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres targeted comments at negotiators, although they did not identify the blockers in negotiations.  According to Sameh Shoukry, the items of contention are “The Mitigation Work Program (MWP) is yet…

Political will crucial to limit global warming, yet leaders not following science: Scientist – Anadolu Agency | English

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt Political will is fundamental to limit global warming to 1.5C by the end of century, but politicians are failing to follow the lead of science, a leading climate change scientist told Anadolu Agency. Speaking on the sidelines…

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