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Mary Robinson: When it comes to global warming, we ignore half the world’s population at our peril – The Irish Times

Just a few days after the close of climate Cop27, we can describe the outcome as a contrast of light and shadows. The establishment of a special fund for “loss and damage” in response to the devastating effects of climate-related…

Act together to fight climate change – Opinion – Chinadaily.com.cn – China Daily

JIN DING/CHINA DAILY As the chair of the COP 27 Group of 77 and China (i.e. developing countries), it was my responsibility to bring together the countries of the world to finally make realistic and significant steps to address the…

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…

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…

Has COP Lost its Luster on Climate Change? Three Ways Japan Can Lead the Fight – JAPAN Forward

The United Nations 27th Climate Change Conference of the Parties, COP27, was held in Egypt and attracted more than 33,000 participants from around the world. Although smaller in number than COP26, held in the United Kingdom last year, the venue…

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…

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…

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