Adaptation
COP27 What did COP27 achieve? 

The 27th UN climate change conference ended in Egypt on November 20 with a major outcome – a Loss and Damage fund. However, the cover text does not contain any new commitments on emission cuts or the comprehensive phase down of all fossil fuels 

COP27 Loss and damage As COP27 proceeds, global South calls on North to get serious about climate funding 

As the “technical” week of the UN climate conference in Egypt draws to a close, poorer countries have reiterated their expectations that COP27 will end with a dedicated finance facility for Loss and Damage, something which has been blocked at previous COPs 

UN IPCC report details accelerating, irreversible climate impacts and other stories

Today we look at the IPCC report on adaptation and vulnerability, the killing of 5 civilians by the Philippines army in a supposed “encounter”, and more