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Climate change summit leaves hope for limiting global warming | Mint – Mint

PARIS : Governments left the United Nations climate summit this month with new doubts that global temperature increases can be limited to 1.5 degrees Celsius from preindustrial levels—but also with hope that a more realistic goal, 1.7 degrees, is within…

‘Every action matters’: Episcopal delegation recaps participation in COP27 climate summit – Episcopal News Service

California Bishop Marc Andrus speaks in a Nov. 30 webinar about the Episcopal engagement with the COP27 climate summit. [Episcopal News Service] United Nations member states ended the recent COP27 climate summit with an agreement to offer financial assistance to…

What If the U.S. and China Really Cooperated on Climate Change? – CounterPunch

Photograph Source: U.S. Department of State – Public Domain As President Biden and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping arrived on the resort island of Bali, Indonesia, for their November 14th “summit,” relations between their two countries were on a hair-raising…

Why is Climate Finance a Focus Area for Nepal? – Myrepublica

The Himalayas are warming at 0.3-0.7°C faster than the global average due to a situation called ‘Elevation Dependent Warming’. At the current course, the mountains will lose two-thirds of permanent ice. A major portion of the Himalayas lies in Nepal which…

Stripping carbon from the atmosphere might be needed to avoid dangerous warming — but it remains a deeply uncertain prospect – Down To Earth Magazine

Proponents argue carbon removal is required at a massive scale to avoid dangerous warming Australia’s latest State of the Climate Report offers grim reading. As if recent floods weren’t bad enough, the report warns of worsening fire seasons, more drought years and,…

For Many, the Global Warming Confab That Rose in the Egyptian Desert Was a Mirage – InsideClimate News

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt—The madness of COP27 started at the airport, where 50 diesel buses idled under the hot sun with doors wide open and air conditioners blasting until they headed out, often with just a handful of attendees aboard, delivering…

With A GOP-Controlled House, Climate Reparations Are D.O.A.

Liberals and conservatives are criticizing a U.N.-backed deal supported by the Biden administration for richer nations to pay reparations to poorer countries for the impacts of climate change. Attendees of the COP27 climate summit held in Egypt went into overtime…

Renewed Climate Disinformation Campaigns Threaten COP27 Progress – Undark Magazine

The slow pace of global climate talks were once again on display at COP27 last week and can be partially explained by a renewed blitz of climate disinformation, according to watchdog groups that analyze media ecosystems. Last week, the Climate…

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,…

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