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The 7 Key Takeaways from COP27

Posted on the 29 November 2022 by Ecoexperts @TheEcoExperts

Despite some hopeful moments in the COP27 talks, the two weeks were lathered with hypocrisy and empty promises.

The sole purpose of these COP meetings is to make progress in the fight against climate change. Can we really make effective change with over 600 fossil fuel lobbyists attending talks, Coca Cola (one of the most polluting companies) sponsoring the event, and countries unwilling to even phase down fossil fuels?

As for next year's summit? President Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan of the United Arab Emirates - host of next year's COP28 climate summit - said his country would continue to deliver oil and gas "for as long as the world is in need". It's not a hopeful message to those let down by this year's talks.

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