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Loss and damage: Who is responsible when climate change harms the world’s poorest countries? – Cobb County Courier

by Bethany Tietjen, Tufts University [This article first appeared in The Conversation on November 2, republished with permission. COP27 began on November 6 and ended on November 20] You may be hearing the phrase “loss and damage” in the coming…

Explainer: How far has COP27 inched beyond past climate deals? – Reuters

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Nov 21 (Reuters) – Beyond the headlines from the annual U.N. climate conference, progress in advancing the global climate agenda relies on the behind-the-scenes efforts of technocrats over years. Below are some of the steps forward at this…

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In a Reversal, U.S. Won’t Block Climate Compensation for Poor Nations – The New York Times

SHARM EL SHEIKH, Egypt — The United States is willing to accept the creation of a fund to compensate poor, developing countries for climate damage, reversing decades of opposition and marking a major breakthrough in one of the most contentious…

Is the world ready for mass migration due to climate change? – BBC

Open borders do not have to mean no borders or the abolition of nation states, though. It may be necessary to explore different types of nation states, with different governance options. Will states that are most affected by climate change…

Exposing California’s Great Electric Vehicle Con Job

The next time you hear about a proposed measure that promises to lower greenhouse gas emissions by millions of tons per year, consider the following response: “so what?” Many of us grow up thinking that “millions” represents a massive amount…

Energy security, despondency on global warming targets in focus at COP27: ReNew Power head Sumant Sinha – Moneycontrol

The 27th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNCC), known as COP27, started in Egypt on November 6. It has greater corporate participation this year, signalling the realisation that while governments make the…

Global warming — the Indian example of inaction – The Express Tribune

I am writing this article as most of the global leaders are assembled in the Egyptian resort of Sharm al Sheikh on the Sinai Peninsula. They would conclude their discussions this weekend and I will discuss in the article next…

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