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Climate Change News Digest for 11/17/22

This digest provides a selection of recent news articles relating to climate change and other environmental issues. Click on the title to read the full article from its original source.


UN Secretary General António Guterres speech at the Opening Ceremony of the COP27


Majority of Britons say UK should pay for climate action in poor countries

By Damian Carrington (The Guardian)

Funding from rich countries is a critical issue at Cop27 and the poll shows that many think the UK has a duty to provide it. Experts have warned that, without the flow of many billions of dollars to help cut emissions and cope with increasingly severe environmental impacts, there will not be the trust needed for the combined global action required to beat the crisis.


Weather disasters hit 90% of US counties in last 11 years, report finds

By Associated Press in Washington (The Guardian)

California, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Iowa and Tennessee had the most disasters, and over 300m people live in the worst-affected counties. Some endured as many as 12 federally declared disasters over those 11 years.


COP27 negotiators still far apart on strong climate deal

By Dominic Evans, Aidan Lewis and Jake Spring (Reuters)

Countries were far from agreeing the contours of a climate deal at the COP27 summit in Egypt on Wednesday, with the host country urging negotiators to resolve their differences ahead of a weekend deadline.


What next, petrol on a Picasso? Threatening art is no answer to the climate crisis

By Jonathan Jones (The Guardian)

It’s arrogant of the activists who attacked a Klimt painting to assume anyone who cares about art doesn’t also care about the planet.


About the Digest: Articles included here are selected from several organizations which consolidate climate change related news from many sources around the world. These organizations include Carbon Brief and Inside Climate News. Accessing the full articles from the links provided here may sometimes not be possible due to access restrictions of the originating publications.



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