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As the world convenes at Sharm El-Sheikh, in Egypt, for yet another climate conference, we look at what happened in last year’s annual summit and what’s in store for this year.  But before we delve deep, a background understanding of the climate conference is important. COP stands for conference of the parties. Every party/country, under […]
By Smitha Verma
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United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, in a heartwarming speech, urges developed nations to deliver a clear-cut roadmap to address Loss & Damage and double adaptation support President Al-Sisi, COP-27 President Sameh Shoukry,  Excellencies, Dear friends, In just days, our planet’s population will cross a new threshold. The 8 billionth member of our human family will be […]
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By LMB Staff
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A new report from UN Climate Change shows countries are bending the curve of global greenhouse gas emissions downward but underlines that these efforts remain insufficient to limit global temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius by the end of the century.  According to the report, the combined climate pledges of 193 Parties under the Paris […]
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India renewed its pledge on individual and collective action as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and United Nations Secretary-General  Antonio Guterres jointly launched the country’s flagship programme ‘Mission LiFE’. The acronym LiFE stands for “Lifestyle for Environment” and is intended to encourage individual actions against mindless consumption.  “The issue of climate change is being witnessed everywhere. […]
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Have you been hearing about Loss and Damage often these days? Ever  wondered why we need to talk more about it? In its most simple terms it refers to the immediate and long-lasting impacts of climate change which can neither be avoided nor can be adjusted to. It normally refers to the destructive impacts of […]
By Smitha Verma
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The 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference or COP27 will be held in Egypt later this year. Egypt assumes the presidency of COP27 with a clear recognition of the gravity of the global climate challenge and appreciation of the value of multilateral, collective and concerted action as the only means to address this truly global […]
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By LMB Staff