Global climate talks

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Canada and China prepare to open Cop15 biodiversity summit despite rifts
Ministers and experts say disputes between co-hosts unlikely to disrupt efforts to reach deal on protecting natural world

Leyland Cecco in Toronto

04, Dec, 2022 @11:15 AM

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EU president says Cop27 deal is ‘small step towards climate justice’ but warns much more to be done – as it happened
Despite breakthrough on fund for developing nations, Ursula von der Leyen says Cop27 has not delivered on commitment to phase down fossil fuels

Bibi van der Zee, Natalie Hanman, Alan Evans, Damian Carrington and Graham Readfearn

20, Nov, 2022 @5:44 PM

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‘We can do the impossible’: how key players reacted to end of Cop27 climate summit
World leaders, diplomats and activists respond to signing of ‘historic’ deal as climate talks wrap up

Guardian staff

20, Nov, 2022 @3:15 PM

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The 1.5C climate goal died at Cop27 – but hope must not
Every fraction of a degree increases human suffering, so the fight to end the fossil fuel industry must ramp up

Damian Carrington Environment editor

20, Nov, 2022 @12:31 PM

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Rich nations relent on climate aid to poor at Cop27
Developed countries agree to ‘loss and damage’ fund for vulnerable nations, but delay approving wider deal

Fiona Harvey in Sharm el-Sheikh and Nina Lakhani

19, Nov, 2022 @11:26 PM

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China and US renew commitment to tackling climate crisis but differences remain
Xie Zhenhua said he’d had ‘very constructive discussions’ with John Kerry at Cop27 but there’s no change on finance issues

Fiona Harvey in Sharm el-Sheikh

19, Nov, 2022 @3:46 PM

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Cop27 talks in disarray with 1.5C goal at risk, campaigners warn
Countries urged to make progress as ‘untransparent, unpredictable and chaotic’ talks in danger of collapse

Fiona Harvey and Adam Morton in Sharm el-Sheikh

19, Nov, 2022 @12:15 PM

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‘False solutions’: scepticism over Saudi carbon capture plan
Kingdom’s Cop27 announcement of new storage hub part of pattern of delaying fossil fuel transition, experts say

Ruth Michaelson and Patrick Greenfield

19, Nov, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Summit to be extended to Saturday as talks remain gridlocked – as it happened
The European Union has backed a loss and damage fund, one of the key demands of developing countries at the climate talks

Bibi van der Zee and Patrick Greenfield

18, Nov, 2022 @5:59 PM

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Second draft of Cop27 text: what has changed since the first draft?
Fiona Harvey highlights the forward and backward steps made at the UN climate talks in Egypt

Fiona Harvey Environment editor

18, Nov, 2022 @4:37 PM

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UN chief warns of ‘breakdown in trust’ with no deal in sight at Cop27
With only one full day of official talks left, there are no clear agreements on key issues including funding for loss and damage

Fiona Harvey, Patrick Greenfield and Adam Morton in Sharm el-Sheikh

17, Nov, 2022 @6:45 PM

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Cop27 president bemoans slow negotiations saying some countries failing to address urgency of climate crisis – as it happened
Egypt foreign minister Sameh Shoukry says delegates are shying away from taking ‘difficult political decisions’

Helena Horton and Sandra Laville

17, Nov, 2022 @6:01 PM

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