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#COP27 – Top Stories in Media – Nov 19

By November 19, 2022Agenda, News

Here are the top COP27 and Climate stories compiled from major international English-language news outlets.


“The UN climate talks have been extended by a day in an effort to break the deadlock over key issues, including mitigation work programme, loss and damage and climate finance.”

COP27 extended by a day as logjam on key issues continues
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EU agrees to climate damage fund, energizing bogged-down COP27 talks
Climate negotiators on Friday were mulling a European Union proposal aimed at resolving an impasse over financing for countries hit by climate-fuelled disasters and pushing the U.N. climate summit in Egypt closer to a final deal.

Other Stories

Biggest Win Yet at COP27? Calls to Reform Multilateral Lenders
While everyone is focused on fossil-fuel language at COP27, the biggest win yet may be 200 countries calling for a reform of global financial architecture.
Egypt to Speed Up Plans to Export Power and Hydrogen to Europe
New renewable-energy projects will enable Egypt to accelerate plans to become a major supplier of power and hydrogen to Europe, according to the country’s petroleum minister.
Big Ag Delegates More Than Double at COP27
The number of delegates representing big agribusiness has more than doubled at the UN climate talks since last year, leading to concerns from campaigners at access enjoyed by high-carbon companies attending the Egypt summit.  DeSmog counted the number of registered COP27 delegates who were either ...
EU reversal of stance on loss and damage turns tables on China at Cop27
China is responsible for more cumulative emissions than any country other than the US
Getting rid of fossil fuels at a climate summit is harder than you’d think
The most significant step came in last year’s Glasgow Cop26 when countries reached a pained consensus supporting a ‘phase down’ of coal power
At COP27, US and Partners Announce More Funds for ‘Efficient’ Fertilizer as Industry Reports ...
While the world’s top fertilizer producers report record profits and farmers worldwide face ongoing price spikes for chemical inputs, the agrochemical industry is touting innovation and increased efficiency as its solution to the economic and environmental impacts of its products.  It is a ...