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Talks at COP27 are entering the home stretch - but the draft deal has been criticized for setting the stage for 'climate hell'

Talks at COP27 are entering the home stretch – but the draft deal has been criticized for setting the stage for ‘climate hell’

Around 35,000 delegates from nearly 200 countries are expected to gather in the resort town of Sharm el-Sheikh to discuss collective action to tackle the climate emergency. Ahmad Gharabli | AFP | Getty Images As COP27 climate summit talks enter the home stretch, ministers and negotiators from nearly 200 countries are scrambling to reach consensus …

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With Lula poised to take over, what role can Brazil play on the climate?

With Lula poised to take over, what role can Brazil play on the climate?

Minas Gerais, Brazil – Just hours after Brazilians elected Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva as the country’s next president, the first signs of international enthusiasm and hope for the country’s return to the climate action game were already visible. International leaders said they looked forward to working with Lula’s government, especially on the environment; Norway …

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Republicans consider 'environmentally sound' approach to climate policy if they take control of the House

Republicans consider ‘environmentally sound’ approach to climate policy if they take control of the House

House Republicans announced how their party would approach climate and energy policy if they win a majority in the House of Representatives at a United Nations climate summit event known as COP27 in Sharm el- Sheikh, in Egypt this week. The GOP delegation to COP27 included members of the Conservative Climate Caucus who serve on …

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Colombia's signing of Escazu accord brings hope to land defenders

Colombia’s signing of Escazu accord brings hope to land defenders

Bogotá Colombia – Benilde Carreno, an indigenous Sikuani leader, compares the destruction of native plants in his community to “losing an arm or a leg”. Its people, located in Colombia’s Orinoco, an eastern region on the border with Venezuela, have suffered not only from the rigors of 50 years of civil war and its aftermath, …

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