COP27 in Egypt will prioritise Africa’s needs

'We're in trouble:' U.S. envoy urges faster action on climate goals
The world is "not on a good track" to meet a global goal to avoid the worst impacts of climate change and mustintensify efforts to move away from fossil fuels this decade, John Kerry, the U.S. special envoy on climate change, said on Monday.

2022 needs to be a year of “climate accountability”

Climate Accountability Now | by Mary Robinson - Project Syndicate
Mary Robinson considers the steps that will be needed to redress the shortcomings of COP26 in Glasgow.

The EU – China Summit

The EU-Africa Summit will be a good indication of how the two continents’ cooperation will evolve in 2022s

Mohamed Adow: climate should be a key pillar of the new partnership

For the sake of climate, the Africa-EU relationship needs fixing
If Europe wants to forge a new partnership with Africa, its leaders need to make climate support a key pillar of the new relationship

Key test will be how the summit deals with climate impacts and solutions

[Opinion] Making the most of an unequal African-European dynamic
Negotiations on the climate and energy elements of a new EU-AU partnership have been on a rocky path ahead of this week's summit, and there hasn't been enough attention on increasing climate impacts in Africa,

New Climate Envoys

The US nominated a new climate envoy, Rick Duke.

Chile President Gabriel Boric has brought renowned climate scientist Maisa Rojas into government to help ensure a greener future.

Greenpeace head Jennifer Morgan becomes Germany’s first climate envoy

Greenpeace head Jennifer Morgan becomes Germany's first climate envoy | DW | 09.02.2022
The head of Greenpeace International, Jennifer Morgan, has become Germany's new climate envoy. Her links to Germany, and the country's environmental policies, go back more than two decades.

Stories about COP27 Preparations

COP27 host says priority to help Africa during energy transition

Egypt lays groundwork to host COP27

Egypt lays groundwork to host COP27
Cairo is already busy solidifying international support for this year's UN climate conference to be held in Sharm el-Sheikh.