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Opinion: How an oil expert heading COP28 could transform climate action

“Climate activists around the world have come to the conclusion that people in authority are not doing their job,” said…

Climate action in tourism: Iberostar intends to be net zero by 2030

https://youtu.be/onrQeGNmhDM Energy Monitor reporter Dave Keating (right) speaks with Iberostar's Megan Morikawa at COP27 in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. Sharm…

COP27: A little less conversation, a little more action, please

November 2022, and the world’s governments have finally agreed to establish a funding mechanism for loss and damage to assist…

COP27: At summit’s end, NGOs welcome loss and damage agreement but decry no increased mitigation

As COP27 came to an end in the early hours of Sunday morning, delegates from developed countries were bitterly disappointed…

Opinion: COP27 concludes with loss and damage fund but no increased mitigation ambition

Delegates at the COP27 UN climate talks in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, clinched a hard-fought agreement to create a loss…

COP27: “We need stable supply chains for the development of renewables”

https://youtu.be/kvj6_NQTeyg Energy Monitor reporter Dave Keating (left) speaks with Leonardo Moreno, president of Virginia-based AES Clean Energy. Many power companies…

COP27: Should the energy crisis make the world re-evaluate the feasibility of a coal phase-out?

https://youtu.be/jSEeBBEbW0c Jakub ​Chełstowski (right), the governor of Poland's coal-heavy Silesia region, in conversation with reporter Dave Keating at COP27 in…

COP27: Indigenous leader warns against leaving out ancestral knowledge

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hOrcrBe0OGs&ab_channel=EnergyMonitor Energy Monitor reporter Nour Ghantous (right) in conversation with Diana Mori, an indigenous community leader from Peru, at COP27…

Opinion: EU’s new 57% target is more about communication than increased ambition

This week, European Commission Vice-President Frans Timmermans, the EU’s climate chief, announced to delegates at the COP27 climate summit in…

Carbon markets at COP27: What’s holding up negotiations on Article 6?

One of the most anticipated items on COP27's agenda this year is Article 6, or nine paragraphs describing how –…