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Climate Change News Digest for 11/9/22

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.

World is on ‘highway to climate hell’, UN chief warns at Cop27 summit

By Fiona Harvey and Damian Carrington (The Guardian)

António Guterres tells leaders ‘global climate fight will be won or lost in this crucial decade – on our watch’. You may watch the entire speech by Secretary General Guterres HERE.

Barbados PM launches blistering attack on rich nations at Cop27 climate talks

By Patrick Greenfield, Fiona Harvey, Nina Lakhani and Damian Carrington (The Guardian)

Mia Mottley warns of a billion refugees by the middle of the century unless governments act now to tackle the crisis. You may view PM Mottley’s entire speech HERE.

Why the Feared Wave of Solar Panel Waste May Be Smaller and Arrive Later Than We Expected

By Dan Gearino (Inside Climate News)

Researchers say improvements in solar panels mean we need to change expectations about when they’ll need to be repurposed or recycled.

Money talks: why climate finance at Cop27 is key to beating global heating

By Damian Carrington (The Guardian)

Funding urgently needed to cope with climate disasters – and to prevent distrust crashing UN negotiations

Developing countries ‘will need $2tn a year in climate funding by 2030’

By Fiona Harvey (The Guardian)

Report co-written by Nicholas Stern says figure required to switch away from fossil fuels and cope with extreme weather impacts

U.S. looks to companies to fund more of energy transition at COP27

By Valerie Volcovici and Sarah Mcfarlane (Reuters)

The United States wants businesses to pay countries to stop burning coal via carbon markets, in a proposal it will announce at the United Nations climate conference this week. The initiative proposes that companies buy carbon credits and the proceeds be used to fund renewable energy projects in countries seeking to replace fossil fuels such as coal.

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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