‘Loss and damage’ fund okayed at COP27

       

Participants arrive at the Sharm el-Sheikh International Convention Centre, during the COP27 climate conference in Egypt's Red Sea resort city of the same name, on Nov 17, 2022. (MOHAMMED ABED / AFP) The 27th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, or COP27, concluded on Sunday with the reaching of a historic agreement to provide "loss and damage" funding …

COP27 deal delivers landmark on ‘loss and damage’, but little else

       

The flags of United Nations member states (left to right) Lithuania, Liechtenstein, Libya, Liberia, Lesotho, Lebanon, Latvia, Laos, Kyrgyzstan, Kuwait, Kiribati, Kenya, Kazakhstan, Jordan, Japan, Jamaica, Italy, Israel, Ireland, Iraq, Iran, Indonesia, India, and others fly in alphabetical order during the COP27 climate conference at the Sharm el-Sheikh International Convention Centre, in Egypt's Red Sea resort city of the same name, on Nov 14, 2022. …

COP27: Countries agree on ‘loss and damage’ fund

       

The flags of United Nations member states (L to R) Lithuania, Liechtenstein, Libya, Liberia, Lesotho, Lebanon, Latvia, Laos, Kyrgyzstan, Kuwait, Kiribati, Kenya, Kazakhstan, Jordan, Japan, Jamaica, Italy, Israel, Ireland, Iraq, Iran, Indonesia, India, and others fly in alphabetical order during the COP27 climate conference at the Sharm el-Sheikh International Convention Centre, in Egypt's Red Sea resort city of the same name, on Nov 14, 2022. …

G7 launches climate ‘Shield’ fund, some countries wary

       

Displaced people stand on flooded highway, following rains and floods during the monsoon season in Sehwan, Pakistan, Sept 16, 2022. (AKHTAR SOOMRO / REUTERS) SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt – A G7-led plan dubbed "Global Shield" to provide funding to countries suffering climate disasters was launched at the UN COP27 summit on Monday, although some questioned the effectiveness of the planned scheme. Coordinated by Group of 7 president Germany …

In final week of COP27 talks, success hinges on ‘loss and damage’

       

A picture shows the entrance of the Sharm El Sheikh International Convention Centre, in Egypt's Red Sea resort of the same name, on Nov 7, 2022, during the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference, more commonly known as COP27. (LUDOVIC MARIN / AFP) SHARM EL SHEIKH, Egypt – This year's COP27 climate summit in Egypt headed into its final week on Monday with nearly 200 …

COP27 talks: Slow progress stokes worry over final deal

       

A police officer stands in front of the entrance of the Sharm El Sheikh International Convention Centre during the COP27 climate summit in Egypt's Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt Nov 9, 2022. (EMILIE MADI / REUTERS) SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt – One week into this year's UN climate summit in Egypt, frustrations were starting to flare as negotiators worried about resolving myriad details in …

COP27 summit to begin with plea for climate compensation

       

This picture shows the main entrance of the Sharm El Sheikh International Convention Centre where the COP27 climate summit will take place, in Egypt's Red Sea resort city of Sharm el-Sheikh, on Nov 5, 2022. (JOSEPH EID / AFP) SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt – The UN climate summit, COP27, opens in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt on Sunday amid growing calls for rich countries to compensate poorer …