Egypt

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Democratic senators warn UN secretary general of eroding public trust in Cop
Letter urges sponsors provide ‘corporate climate political influencing statements’ after 630 lobbyists attend Cop27

Nina Lakhani in New York

07, Dec, 2022 @7:21 PM

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US receives stinging criticism at Cop27 despite China’s growing emissions
The country is highlighting China’s status as top polluter after being called out for climate inaction

Oliver Milman

22, Nov, 2022 @7:00 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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A deal on loss and damage, but a blow to 1.5C – what will be Cop27’s legacy?
Anger at western hypocrisy heated to boiling point in Sharm el-Sheikh, but after intense talks the impasse was finally broken

Fiona Harvey in Sharm el-Sheikh

20, Nov, 2022 @5:32 PM

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The big takeaway from Cop27? These climate conferences just aren’t working | Bill McGuire
We need something smaller, leaner and fully focused on the crisis at hand, says Bill McGuire, Prof Emeritus of Geophysical & Climate Hazards at UCL

Bill McGuire

20, Nov, 2022 @3:30 PM

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Cop27 backfires for Egypt as signs of repression mar attempt to bolster image
Harassment of climate summit delegates and holding pen for protesters mar country’s attempt to polish international reputation

Ruth Michaelson

20, Nov, 2022 @10:00 AM

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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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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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EU reversal of stance on loss and damage turns tables on China at Cop27
China is responsible for more cumulative emissions than any country other than the US

Fiona Harvey in Sharm el-Sheikh

18, Nov, 2022 @1:38 PM

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Getting rid of fossil fuels at a climate summit is harder than you’d think
The most significant step came in last year’s Glasgow Cop26 when countries reached a pained consensus supporting a ‘phase down’ of coal power

Adam Morton in Sharm el-Sheikh

17, Nov, 2022 @7:22 PM

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