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The Edit: Week One of COP27
The Edit

The Edit: Week One of COP27

Our weekly round up of the best articles, podcasts and videos focusing on purpose in life, work and the world.
14th Nov 2022

Reflections on the first week of COP27 and more in this week’s #TheEdit.

  • Who will pay for climate change? A key question at COP27: the debate over who bears financial responsibility for climate change will be centre stage – The New York Times
  • Joe Biden says US will meet emissions target by 2030. Joe Biden is in Egypt to address the COP27 summit about the US’s efforts to tackle climate change – The Independent
  • The progress we’ve made towards the Paris Agreement. The world’s climate treaty has produced some impressive results – The Atlantic
  • Is it time to rethink endless economic growth against a rapidly warming planet? Ecological economist Tim Jackson discusses the potential of green growth as COP27 is in full swing – The Guardian Podcast
  • What businesses need to survive the net-zero transition. Achieving the reduction in carbon emissions needs huge investment and clearer direction from government – Raconteur
  • Should nations rush to meet their climate commitments? Vinod Khosla argues for a longer-term approach, and new technologies to compete without subsidies – The Economist
  • How CEOs can square resilience with net-zero promises. Amid turbulence on the path to net zero, leaders will have to be much nimbler to balance resilience with an energy future that is secure, affordable and clean – McKinsey
  • Five things to look out for at COP27. The topics, ideas and targets to watch out for at this year’s COP – The Beautiful Truth

“It’s people’s wellbeing over the longer term that matters, but that pursuit of wellbeing has to happen within planetary boundaries.”

Tim Jackson