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‘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…

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…

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…

Op-Ed: Climate change solutions should take cues from global progress on population growth – Los Angeles Times

In the 1960s and ‘70s, global population growth was a huge concern. Scientists and the popular press spoke of a population explosion that threatened to cause famine, poverty and depletion of the Earth’s natural resources. The world’s population had grown…

‘It’s common sense’ to help women hit by global warming, says Therese Coffey – Express

The Environment Secretary told how “common sense and common decency” means countries must limit gender inequalities that are exacerbated by extreme weather events. Ms Coffey, speaking at COP27 on gender day, said: “No one deserves to be left behind and…

Tracking Australian Ministers and Australian pledges at COP27

Well I tracked Australian Ministers at Previous COPs, so only fair I also do so for COP27.  See Melissa Price at COP24, Angus Taylor at COP25. For Glasgow I started keeping an Australia at COP26 diary which featured a paragraph by paragraph…

At COP27, World Leaders Urge Faster Action on Climate Change – The New York Times

SHARM EL SHEIKH — World leaders gathered Monday to wrestle with the crisis of climate change, amid a sea of other pressing challenges that threaten to set back already inadequate steps to pivot the global economy away from fossil fuels….

Survey: Healthy Skepticism Overcoming The Climate Fearmongers

A huge international survey measuring public concern about the threat of climate change appears to indicate growing skepticism across the globe. The Gallup Risk Poll, which questioned 125,000 people in 121 countries, reported that less than half of those surveyed saw anthropogenic climate change as a very serious threat….

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