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COP27

Japan Times
WORLD
Nov 21, 2022
A breakthrough on climate compensation and seven other takeaways from COP27
The deal included a historic provision to set up a fund to help poorer countries face the harm caused by climate change.
Japan Times
WORLD
Nov 20, 2022
In a first, rich countries agree to pay for climate damages in poor nations
The COP27 climate talks in Egypt neared resolution Sunday with a last-minute deal to create a fund to aid poor countries harmed by the impacts of climate change.
Japan Times
WORLD
Nov 20, 2022
Joy at 'historic' climate damages deal
A concerted effort among developing countries made it the defining issue of the conference, melting away the resistance of wealthy polluters fearful of open-ended liability.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / ANALYSIS
Nov 20, 2022
Australia's climate policies don't match its big talk at COP27
Australia is talking up its green credentials, but its policies do not match the portrayal as it continues to fuel the crisis through its enormous fossil fuel exports.
Japan Times
WORLD
Nov 19, 2022
COP27 talks on verge of collapse after EU threatens to walk out
The EU's ultimatum throws talks into jeopardy just days after the bloc proposed to establish a finance facility to pay for the loss and damage caused by events like flooding and hurricanes.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
Nov 19, 2022
Gridlocked U.N. climate talks head deep into overtime
Climate negotiators were locked in efforts to break the deadlock at U.N. COP27 talks Friday as nations tussle over funding for developing countries battered by weather disasters.
Japan Times
WORLD
Nov 18, 2022
EU agrees to climate damage fund, energizing bogged-down COP27 talks
The EU proposal agreed to set up a special fund for covering loss and damage in the most vulnerable countries u2014 but funded from a "broad donor base."
Japan Times
WORLD
Nov 15, 2022
U.N. climate talks enter home stretch amid deep divides
Rich carbon polluters and developing nations are at loggerheads over how to speed up and fund reductions in emissions to slow global warming.
Japan Times
WORLD
Nov 14, 2022
Climate disaster aid initiative 'Global Shield' launched at COP27
The plan, backed by the G7 and launched with initial funding of more than $200 million, aims to provide speedy financial support to communities battered by climate disasters.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Nov 12, 2022
Biden casts America as climate leader, while activists push him to do more
At climate talks in Egypt, President Biden apologized for his predecessoru2019s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
Nov 11, 2022
Can world leaders at COP27 climate summit still limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius?
One of the key objectives around which the 2015 Paris Agreement was formed, the figure has become a shorthand for the success of every subsequent climate summit.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 10, 2022
Japan gets infamous 'fossil' award at COP27 for oil, funding gas and coal projects
"The Japanese government is making huge efforts to export false solutions" to other countries despite the international trend to end investment in fossil fuels, said the awarding organization.
Japan Times
WORLD
Nov 10, 2022
U.S.-China rivalry clouds Beijing's climate promises at U.N. summit
Cooperation between the world's two largest economies and carbon polluters has been central to rare breakthroughs in the nearly 30-year saga of U.N. climate talks.
Japan Times
WORLD
Nov 9, 2022
As the 'Third Pole' melts, climate diplomacy is hard to come by
The country is one of eight that occupy the largest volume of glacial ice outside the North and South Poles u2014 and the ice is melting.
Japan Times
WORLD
Nov 8, 2022
Even as Egypt hosts climate summit, selling fossil fuels is a priority
To the government in Cairo, a Europe in sudden need of natural gas is a very good thing.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Nov 8, 2022
More developing countries refinancing debt in green deals to tackle climate change
Collectively, 58 of the worldu2019s developing countries most vulnerable to climate change have almost half a trillion of debt servicing payments due in the next four years.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Nov 8, 2022
Can COP27 deter Africa from a 'dash for gas' in green energy transition?
Climate campaigners have pitched themselves against African governments that believe they should be allowed to use gas to develop their economies.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
Nov 7, 2022
At COP27, climate 'loss and damage' funding makes it on the table
Some rich nations u2014 including the U.S., EU countries and Australia u2014 have resisted a loss and damage fund, fearing they could face trillions of dollars in liability for damages.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
Nov 6, 2022
Climate change is speeding up, warns major U.N. report
Sea level rise, glacier melt, torrential rains, heat waves have all accelerated, the World Meteorological Organization said in a report at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit
Japan Times
WORLD
Nov 6, 2022
COP27 summit racing against the climate clock
The COP27 summit kicks off Sunday in Egypt with nearly 200 countries struggling to outpace increasingly dire climate impacts in a world upended by war and economic turmoil.

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