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November 16, 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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Political support to loss and damage facility critical, says Pakistan.

Consultations on key items faced pressure for closure as ministers started arriving for the final political discussions over the toughest issues that negotiators have been unable to resolve.

The COP27 Presidency held consultations on the overarching cover decision by circulating a ‘non-paper’, capturing elements by Parties.

The United States stated that the principles of the UNFCCC need not be mentioned in the text. Still, Saudi Arabia, on behalf of the Arab Group, and Indonesia insisted that it must be included.

South Africa said the term ‘just transition’ must be written in the plural to capture differences in the national context for a just transition. The European Union mentioned a need to think of a “Glasgow plus” agreement, referring to the Glasgow Climate Pact from COP26 ... Continue Reading
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COP27 diary (November 15): Political support to loss and damage facility critical, says Pakistan, 16 November 2022
A round-up of what went on at the Sharm El-Sheikh summit
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Extreme weather hits economies, hurts Asia most: WMO report, 15 November 2022
Loss due to landslides increased by 147% compared to average in the past 20 years
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US, Japan & others to fund Indonesia’s transition to clean energy, 16 November 2022
Just Energy Transition Partnership’s $20 bn finance can help freeze the country’s per capita emissions at 2.4 tonnes by 2030
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COP27: India’s national statement lacked teeth; was centred around mission LiFE, 15 November 2022
No mention in India’s statement at COP27 on key negotiating agendas, complain experts
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COP27: Clean energy investment in Africa lowest since 2011, shows report, 15 November 2022
Deep in debt, African countries have been pushing richer, more polluting nations to increase climate finance to the continent
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Water action plan at COP27 gives hope to drought-ravaged Africa, 15 November 2022
Aims at fostering political efforts in establishing pan-African water hubs
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