Senior writer Dave Keating is a US journalist and conference moderator covering European affairs from Brussels, with a focus on environment and energy. He has worked for France24 and Forbes. Contact Dave at: dave.keating [at] energymonitor.ai
The EU’s announcement that it will increase its 2030 climate target from 55% to 57% reflects a technical change in how the target is calculated – but Europe needed something in Egypt to show the developing world the Ukraine War hasn’t put climate ambition on hold.
Energy Monitor spoke to Ursula Woodburn, programme director at the Corporate Leaders Group, part of the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership, about why businesses are at COP27 and what they want from the summit.