From 6 to 18 November, heads of state, ministers, negotiators, climate change activists, mayors, civil society representatives, and CEOs will travel to the city of Sharm El for the largest annual gathering on climate change.
The 27th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change – COP27 – builds on the outcomes of COP26 to address the climate emergency, from urgently reducing greenhouse gas emissions to building resilience.COP27 taking action on various issues. Adapt to the unavoidable impacts of climate change Fulfill promises to finance climate action in developing countries
“We’re on the highway to climate hell with our feet on the accelerator.”
Secretary-General António Guterres said the UN-led annual event officially launched on Sunday as the threat of war, global warming, and economic crises ravages every continent and hits most of the world’s vulnerable people. Setting the tone for the international climate conference most difficult.
“We are in a deadly battle and we are losing,” Guterres said in his opening address at the summit at the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. Dozens of world leaders delivered brief speeches at Monday’s event.
The talks kicked off in the shadow of worrying new data: The World Meteorological Organization said on Sunday that the earth has likely experienced the eighth warmest year on record, an economy off fossil fuels and a slow warming. change.
The biggest drawback of this year’s talks is that the wealthy industrialized countries, which account for the largest share of greenhouse gas emissions, owe the countries bearing the brunt of the threat of climate change. In that regard, there was a small breakthrough on Sunday – a development on the controversial issue of who will pay for the irreparable damage climate change is inflicting on the world’s most vulnerable people..