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The Edit: Week Two of COP27
The Edit

The Edit: Week Two of COP27

Our weekly round up of the best articles, podcasts and videos focusing on purpose in life, work and the world.
21st Nov 2022

As COP27 has drawn to a close, we’ve gathered the stories that may bring about hope for the future of our planet in this week’s #TheEdit.

  • What have global leaders done on climate change in 2022? World leaders agreed a historic new climate agreement at COP27 in Egypt on Sunday morning – BBC News
  • Climate art at COP27. The global platform has created opportunities for artists to showcase art highlighting the science and impact of climate change – Forbes
  • Where do climate scientists find hope? Professor Peter Stott examines whether the 1.5C goal is still alive, and Katharine Hayhoe shares how she stays hopeful – The Guardian Podcast
  • ‘Brazil is back’ in the climate change fight. President-elect Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva vows to put Brazil, home to 60% of the Amazon, at the centre of the fight against climate change – Financial Times
  • Hidden emissions from the Clouds. Cloud providers including Google, Amazon and Microsoft pose a threat to net-zero ambitions, discussed on a panel at COP27 – Bloomberg UK
  • A clash over degrees. The goal has been to limit global warming to 1.5C or risk climate catastrophe. But at COP27, there are hints of revisions – The New York Times
  • Protecting biodiversity is protecting the Paris Agreement. ‘Biodiversity Day’ at COP27 comes just two weeks ahead of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity – UN News
  • Choosing a better world together. Catch up on all of The Beautiful Truth Magazine’s COP27 coverage here – The Beautiful Truth

“Weak action is unwise; no action is dangerous. At this point in the progression of this calamity … our discourse must focus on delivery.”

William Ruto, President of Kenya, speaking at COP27