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November 11, 2022
A daily digest by CSE / Down to Earth on developments at the UNFCCC COP 27 summit in Sharm-El-Sheikh, Egypt from a Global South perspective. Access our extensive coverage on climate. You can find this newsletter on the web here.
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Rich countries admit funding gap in addressing loss and damage. Finance dominated discussions on day three of COP27 climate talks.

Developed countries like the United Kingdom, the United States, the European Union and Australia acknowledged that there is currently a funding gap in addressing loss and damage, at an informal consultation on loss and damage finance November 10, 2022 during COP27.

They added that they are open to discussing innovative options to scale up funding both within or outside of the UNFCCC.

Developing countries are keener to have the finance facility established within UNFCCC. “The UNFCCC initiatives are framed in the context of obligation of historical responsibility,” Bolivia said ... Continue Reading
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COP27 diary (November 10): Rich countries admit funding gap in addressing loss & damage, 11 November 2022
A round-up of what went on at the Sharm El-Sheikh summit
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COP27: Carbon emissions, energy consumption due to constructions back to pre-COVID levels, 11 November 2022
Report reveals 10 gigatonnes of carbon dioxide emitted in the atmosphere in 2021; Most significant energy demand in last 10 years
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COP27: Dash for natural gas on a scale that threatens 1.5°C goal, says report, 10 November 2022
Cumulative emissions from LNG are estimated to be over 40 Gigatonnes of carbon dioxide-equivalent (CO2) higher between 2020 and 2050
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COP27: India’s updated NDCs insufficient for cutting emissions, shows report, 10 November 2022
Indian government plans to add more coal capacity and increase fossil gas in the energy mix, study says
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COP27: Russian invasion of Ukraine released 8 million tonnes carbon till September, says report, 10 November 2022
At least 1.4 million tonnes of GHG emissions have been released due to the movement of refugees, both within Ukraine and to Europe due to the Russian invasion
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Africa optimistic as COP27 offers bright outlook and opportunities, 10 November 2022
Civil society members calling for balance between funds that go to mitigation & adaptation
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Receding cryosphere: What latest WMO report warns us about, 10 November 2022
Most parts of east Africa, including Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia, experienced 4 consecutive below-average rainfall seasons with severe humanitarian impact
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COP27: African countries launch ‘game-changing’ carbon credits initiative, 10 November 2022
Target to provide 300 million carbon credits every year by 2030
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This daily round up of COP27 Newsletter is published by Down to Earth and the Centre for Science and Environment, a Delhi-based global think tank advocating on global south development issues.
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