WITHOUT SHIRKING AWAY FROM ANY POSSIBILITIES
What happened at COP27 will have repercussions on many aspects of future geopolitics, with an impact destined to be felt for decades.
THE AFRICAN COP UNLOCKS THE SYSTEM, BUT MITIGATION AND FINANCE POSTPONED TO 2023
How did COP27 on climate do? A point-by-point analysis of the outcome document by the Italian Climate Network team.
BIODIVERSITY FROM COP27 TO COP15
In a few weeks, COP15, the Conference on Biodiversity, will open, and it is important that it is also a central theme at COP27
AN TURNING POINT AT AN UNPREDICTABLE COP
The first week of an unpredictable COP that began without clear objectives closed on Saturday, November 12. Countries of the Global South turned the COP of adaptation and NDCs into a theater of confrontation on the issue of loss and damage (Loss ad Damage) financeability. The Western front seems unpacked, and even Europe now opens for a political agreement right away.
UNEP’S 2022 REPORT ON EMISSIONS: CURRENT EFFORTS ARE INSUFFICIENT AND WILL PUSH TEMPERATURE RISE TO 2.8°C
The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) published the 2022 Emissions Gap Report one week before the start of COP27. The Emission Gap Report 2022 analyzes the gap between estimated greenhouse gas emissions in 2030 if countries implement the mitigation commitments outlined in their national commitment plans (the so-called Nationally Determined Contributions or NDCs) and the global emission levels needed to keep global temperatures below 2°C or preferably 1.5°C, as required by the Paris Agreement. This difference between "where we are likely to be and where we should be" is known as the emissions "gap."