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Climate organisations and protesters

One early XR victory was forcing the British government to declare “an environment and climate emergency”, making the UK the first country to do so.

Climate Indicators to Watch in 2023

The year 2022 saw the US enact an unprecedented climate bill and countries take bold steps at two United Nations conferences to aid disaster-stricken developing nations and preserve what’s left of the natural world.

The Jordan Times: Africa’s climate crisis is a health crisis

Originally posted on Levant's Agora:
By Yacine Djibo. The planet is losing its ability to support life as we know it, and nowhere is this clearer than in Africa — the continent that is most vulnerable to climate change despite having contributed the least to atmospheric concentrations of greenhouse-gas emissions. Beyond the increasingly frequent…

“Three decades with lack of political support” says environmental specialist with UK’s climate change pressures build

Historic Compensation Fund Approved At UN Climate Talks

Originally posted on Stigmatis:
“Loss and damage is a way of both recognizing past harm and compensating for that past harm,” said Dartmouth climate scientist Justin Mankin. Activists encourage world leaders to maintain policies that limit warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius and provide reparations for loss and damage at the COP27 UN Climate Summit, Nov.…

COP27 – UK lead negotiator: “I’m incredibly disappointed”

Originally posted on Tallbloke's Talkshop:
Photosynthesis: nature requires carbon dioxide Still claiming a minor trace gas essential to nature causes ‘huge climate impacts’. Unbelievable. – – – A historic deal has been struck at the UN’s COP27 summit that will see rich nations pay poorer countries for damage and economic losses caused by climate…

Pandemonium

Originally posted on 50 years old wisdom:
21st century. The era of callousness. Some might say that I am an old sad woman. Old? Maybe, although I am in early 50s and rather going through my midlife rebirth. Sad? Well, the world around me became miserable, so yes, sometimes I am sad, but I am generally…

Is the Top a Flop

We are in an era of upheaval, termed by some as a polycrisis, and Cop27 was never itself going to resolve the biggest of these – the climate emergency. Indeed, the most significant recent progress may well have already happened far from Sharm El-Sheikh, in the form of the American midterm elections and the rapprochement between the US and China, the two world’s largest emitters, on climate issues at the G20 in Bali.

Composted Reads for 17 November

Draft Cop27 agreement fails to call for ‘phase-down’ of all fossil fuels

Cop27’s protestors ‘will not be defeated’

Activists are protesting at the official venue with strict restrictions from UNFCCC and the host country, Egypt.