Crunch time for UN climate talks as Friday deadline looms
Loss and damage has become a flashpoint at the COP27 climate talks that started two weeks ago. Poorer countries bearing the brunt of climate change, from rising sea levels to extreme flooding, have been stepping up the urgency, accusing richer polluters that have contributed the most to Earth-warming greenhouse gas emissions of stalling. They insist that they cannot wait another year for the creation of a fund to pay compensation.
COP27 Climate Talks Reach Crunch Time with Big Rifts Remaining
The two-week conference at the seaside resort town of Sharm el-Sheikh is a test of global resolve to combat global warming as governments around the world are buffeted by crises ranging from a land war in Europe to sky-high consumer costs
"Stand and deliver," UN chief tells faltering COP27 climate summit
By William James SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt - Negotiators at the COP27 climate summit in Egypt must overcome a "breakdown in trust" between rich and poor nations to deliver a deal to save the world from the worst of global warming, U.N. chief Antonio Guterres said on Thursday. "We are at crunch time in the negotiations," he said, as a Friday deadline looms for a deal to emerge from the
UN Chief Urges Nations To Stop 'Blame Games' At Climate Summit
UN chief Antonio Guterres urged rich and developing nations to stop the "finger pointing" at crunch climate talks on Thursday and reach a deal on covering the losses suffered by vulnerable nations battered by weather disasters.