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? Good COP, Bad COP

Climate Tech VC

  Maybe it was the offer of warm sun in December, but this year’s COP drew 100K attendees, almost double the size of COP15 in Paris. Climate tech played its biggest role ever at COP this year. The oil & gas COP. This was the COP of the climate and O&G juxtaposition. The greenwashing was unavoidable.

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Why are people still flying to climate conferences by private jet?

Envirotec Magazine

This is an extraordinary statistic, especially as fewer world leaders attended that COP, as many were busy at a G20 summit in Bali. We also compared the carbon footprints for the past three COPs to help see where the conferences could be located in order to dissuade attendees from using private jets, unless absolutely essential for security.

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UK Accused of Running ‘Most Exclusionary COP Ever’ as Activists Face Covid Barriers

DeSmogBlog

The UK has been accused of shutting out activists who hail from countries “battered” by extreme weather events from the upcoming UN climate summit, with campaigners warning it could be “the most exclusionary COP ever”. She said: “Inequality is a root cause of the climate crisis and it also permeates important decision making spaces like COP.

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COP President looks to advance South Africa's flagship Just Energy Transition Partnership

Business Green

Alok Sharma travels to South Africa this week to confirm fresh funding for major sustainable development programme that experts hope could provide template for further deals. of support in 2022-2023 through the UK's Partnering for Accelerated Climate Transitions (PACT) program.

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Loss and Damage fund pledges are standout of day one of COP28

Envirotec Magazine

It is dwarfed by the total US$7 trillion in subsidies that states, including some of these donors, provide annually to support the fossil fuel industry. ”

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Event - 2020 UN Biodiversity Conference (COP 15)

Green Market Oracle

The 2020 Biodiversity Conference (COP 15) will take place on October 5, 2020 in Kunming, Yunnan, China. The 2020 Biodiversity Conference will also serve as the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 15) to the CBD.

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COP28: Dispatches from the Field

Elemental Excelerator

In a variety of conversations it became clear to me that to some degree, regardless the outcome of COP negotiations, undrilled oil will soon become stranded assets,” Director of Innovation, Mobility & Innovation Gabriel Scheer shared. CarbonCure announced its first deployment in Africa — its 6th continent!

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