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Policy Forum Article Examines Expectations for COP27

Policy Forum featured an opinion piece by Himangana Gupta (Research Fellow and Academic Associate, UNU-IAS) on the expectations for COP27.

On 10 November 2022, Policy Forum featured an opinion piece by Himangana Gupta (Research Fellow and Academic Associate, UNU-IAS) on the expected outcomes of COP27, with a focus on adaptation, loss and damage, and finance. Policy Forum is an online platform for public policy debate and analysis managed by the Asia and the Pacific Policy Society (APPS).

Excerpt:

[COP27] will have to go beyond commitments and establish clear mechanisms to achieve – and in many cases go beyond – what was agreed in Glasgow. With a developing country holding the presidency, there are high expectations for agreements on key agenda items such as adaptation, loss and damage, finance, capacity building, justice, and climate empowerment. However, wrangling 198 parties that are negotiating for 7.9 billion people is no easy task.

The full article is available on the Policy Forum website.

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