Regulation: COP27 Commences in Egypt

November 8, 2022

On Sunday, the UK passed the COP27 presidency to Egypt, which will host COP27, the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference, in Sharm El-Sheikh, with 50,000 attendees, including 110 heads of state, policy-makers and NGOs. The conference will continue until November 18.  Discussions at COP27 are occurring against the backdrop of the global energy impact caused by the war in Ukraine, the latest World Meteorological Organization report showing that the global average temperature in 2022 was around 1.15°C higher than pre-industrial levels, and increasingly vigorous calls by developing nations for wealthier countries to fund future climate mitigation investments and to compensate for loss and damage.

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