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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.

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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