Drawing the positives from COP27

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Katrin Eggenberger, Advisory Board Member, Pahl Peace Prize Foundation, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Justice and Culture of the Principality of Liechtenstein As the world economy powers ahead into a fourth industrial revolution, a growing chorus of international […]

10 key takeaways from COP27 on nature’s critical role

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Lucy Almond, Chair, Nature4Climate Coalition and Head of Communications, Nature Pillar, World Economic Forum The implications of COP27 will likely be felt for decades to come, for better or worse. While a broad range of analysis has already […]

What did COP27 accomplish and what actions can we expect as a result?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Antonia Gawel, Head, Climate; Deputy Head, Centre for Nature & Climate Member of the Executive Committee, World Economic Forum, Nathan Cooper, Lead, Partnerships and Engagement Strategy, Climate Action Platform, World Economic Forum COP27 was dubbed the Africa COP […]

What happened at COP27 and other climate change news

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Kate Whiting, Senior Writer, Formative Content 1. COP27 delivers climate fund breakthrough at cost of progress on emissions Countries closed this year’s UN climate summit on 20 November with a hard-fought deal to create a fund to help […]

EU agrees to COP27 compromise to keep Paris Agreement alive and protect those most vulnerable to climate change

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. At the COP27 UN Climate Change Conference which ended on Sunday morning in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, the European Commission showed ambition and flexibility to keep the goal of limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees within reach. After a difficult week of negotiations, a strong […]

Finance pivots from risks to the opportunities of energy transition and decarbonization at COP27

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Huw van Steenis, Vice-Chair, Oliver Wyman The mood at COP27 was subdued. The Ukrainian war, the energy crisis, rampant inflation, summer droughts and the sharp increase in the costs of capital for projects all weighed on investors’ and […]

COP27: MEPs react to outcome of climate change talks in Egypt

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. Following the end of COP27 in Sharm el Sheik, the MEPs leading Parliament’s delegation commented on the outcome of the negotiations. An official delegation from the European Parliament has been in Egypt this week to participate in the UN Climate Change Conference, COP27, taking […]

COP27: EU and Egypt step up cooperation on the clean energy transition

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. At COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh, today, the EU and Egypt have taken a further step to boost their long-term cooperation on the clean energy transition by establishing a strategic partnership on renewable hydrogen and preparing the ground for a just energy transition in Egypt. […]

COP27: Team Europe steps up support for climate change adaptation and resilience in Africa under Global Gateway

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Today at COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh, the EU and the African Union announced a new Team Europe Initiative on Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience in Africa as part of the EU-Africa Global Gateway Investment Package. This Team Europe Initiative will bring together existing and […]

3 things that need to happen during COP27, according to a leading climate scientist

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Simon Torkington, Senior Writer, Formative Content The COP27 summit in Egypt is taking place at the end of another year characterized by rising temperatures and extreme weather events. It wasn’t supposed to be like this. Governments, scientists, business […]

COP27: The top quotes from climate and world leaders at the UN summit

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Kate Whiting, Senior Writer, Formative Content World leaders, policy-makers and delegates from nearly 200 countries are in Egypt at the COP27 UN climate summit, which runs in the Red Sea resort of Sharm El-Sheikh until 18 November. Delegates […]

We must invent our way out of climate change — to do that, partnerships are essential

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Solomon Assefa, Vice President, IBM Research Global summits like COP27 are crucial to getting the world on the same page, driving progress toward climate change mitigation and adaptation. This year, there will be many discussions about funding energy […]

MEPs to push for ambitious outcome at COP27 in Egypt

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. A European Parliament delegation arrives in Egypt today to participate in the COP27, where they will meet with key parties to the negotiations. An official delegation from the European Parliament are in Egypt this week to participate in the UN Climate Change Conference, COP27, […]

Why the Agricultural Sector Roadmap to 1.5°C is encouraging

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Petra Tanos, Head, Strategic Partnerships, Tropical Forest Alliance, Jack Hurd, Executive Director, Tropical Forest Alliance, Member of the Executive Committee, World Economic Forum COP27 is described as the implementation COP. This means following up on pledges made in […]

COP27: European Union concludes a strategic partnership with Kazakhstan on raw materials, batteries and renewable hydrogen

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Today, attending the COP27 in Egypt, Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and Alikhan Smailov, Prime Minister of Kazakhstan, signed a Memorandum of Understanding establishing a partnership between the EU and Kazakhstan. The agreement aims to ensure the development of a secure and sustainable […]

COP27: 5 things to be hopeful about the climate summit and beyond

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Stefan Ellerbeck, Senior Writer, Formative Content World leaders have another chance to make progress on taking concrete steps to tackle global warming at COP27 in Egypt this November. It is the United Nations’ largest and most important annual […]

COP27: EU calls on all Parties to take concrete steps to limit global warming to 1.5°C and respect the Paris Agreement

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. At the COP27 UN Climate Change Conference starting this weekend in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, the Commission will call on all Parties to take urgent action to bring down greenhouse gas emissions and respect the commitments they made under the Paris Agreement and in the […]

More than 100 CEO Climate Leaders share an open letter for world leaders at COP27

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. This letter is being released ahead of COP27 by the World Economic Forum on behalf of the Alliance of CEO Climate Leaders. More than 100 CEOs of large multinational organizations, all members of the Alliance of CEO Climate Leaders, […]

From droughts to loss of glaciers: Here’s the state of African climate ahead of COP27

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Claire Ransom, Assistant Scientific Officer, World Meteorological Organization (WMO) We are once again approaching that time of the year. Next week, tens of thousands of people from all walks of life will be swarming the conference centres of […]

3 insights to help organizations measure, report and reduce scope 3 emissions

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Monica Batchelder, Chief Sustainability Officer, Hewlett Packard Enterprise It’s human nature to wish not to be held accountable for things we cannot fully control. But as climate change persists, we must accept that measuring and reducing emissions for […]

7 leaders share what’s needed now for climate action ahead of COP27

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Linda Lacina, Digital Editor, World Economic Forum Egypt’s COP27 climate summit is nearly here, bringing together delegates from around the world all to negotiate global goals for tackling the biggest challenge of our time: climate change. Interviews from […]

Commission secures ambitious EU negotiating mandate for the COP27 on Climate and COP15 on Biodiversity

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. At yesterday’s Environment Council in Luxembourg, the Commission secured an ambitious negotiating mandate for the upcoming COP27 Climate Conference in November and the COP15 Biodiversity Conference in December. The EU will push for increased action at global level to tackle the interconnected climate and […]

How COP27 can help African nations bearing the brunt of climate change

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Christopher Hetner, Special Advisor for Cyber Risk, NACD, John Frazzini, Board Member, Internet Security Alliance – ISA Amidst this year’s drought and famine in the Horn of Africa, catastrophic floods in Durban and deadly heatwaves in North Africa, […]

True success at COP27 means addressing climate justice — here’s how to do it

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Anurit Kanti, Global Shaper, Gurugram Hub, World Economic Forum This year’s Conference of the Parties (COP), in Egypt, will be pivotal. Last year, in Glasgow, countries committed to more climate financing and raised their goals, but fell short […]

MEPs to G20: increase climate change targets before COP27

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. Parliament calls on all countries to step up their 2030 climate targets before COP27, to limit global warming in line with the Paris agreement. On Thursday, Parliament adopted a resolution outlining its demands for the UN COP27 Climate Change Conference, taking place in Egypt […]

MEPs to G20: Increase your climate change targets before COP27

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. The Environment Committee calls on all countries to step up their 2030 climate targets before COP27 to limit global warming in line with the Paris agreement. On Monday, the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee adopted a resolution outlining its demands for the […]

COP27 is a unique opportunity for emerging markets to shape global climate action – we must seize it

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Mirek Dušek, Managing Director, Global Programming Group, World Economic Forum COP27 offers a unique moment for leaders from across the world to build pathways for a more resilient and sustainable agenda that places climate change at the forefront […]

As COP27 approaches, where does a fractured world stand on climate change?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Robin Pomeroy, Podcast Editor, World Economic Forum In the run-up to the next climate summit, COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, World Economic Forum President Børge Brende convened a panel of experts at the Sustainable Development Impact Meeting 2022 […]