COP27’s lost ambition endangers the world

COP27 failed to address the very thing driving climate change and loss and damage - fossil fuel emissions. PHOTO: REUTERS

The United Nations climate talks that concluded on Sunday disappointed many. Despite overwhelming scientific evidence of the urgency for deep cuts in greenhouse gas emissions, the decisions adopted at the end of the two-week talks merely kicked the can down the road.

But on one key issue, the COP27 talks in Egypt achieved a major breakthrough.

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