COP27

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A Tale of Two COPs

It was a tale of two COPs. One tale told of a historic breakthrough in responding to developing countries’ demands around financing for climate-induced loss and damage — for many, a sign of moral triumph. But there was another story, one in which much-needed progress on climate change mitigation and adaptation was ultimately derailed.

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Photos from RLS NYC at COP27

RLS NYC partnered with MADRE in supporting a delegation of Indigenous women leaders from the Maasai communities in Kenya and Tanzania to COP27.

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What Happened at COP27 on Loss and Damage and What Comes Next?

This new report unpacks COP27’s outcomes on issues related to Loss and Damage and ways forward as we look to SB58 and COP28.

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Kick Big Polluters Out

The International Climate Justice Program supports a civil society coalition to demand action against the corporate influence of fossil fuel companies over the climate talks.

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The Operationalisation of a Fit for Purpose Santiago Network for Loss and Damage: An African Perspective

. This brief draws on examples of loss and damage throughout Africa as well as the submissions from African Parties to suggest how the Santiago Network can be fit for purpose and urgently operationalised to provide support to address the needs on the ground in African and other vulnerable developing countries.

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Systemic Transformation Needs for a Global Just Transition: Climate Justice in the US

Aaron Eisenberg, RLS-NYC project manager, talked with Dharna Noor, climate reporter of the Boston Globe, to understand the shifting terrains in the U.S. post West Virginia v. Environmental Protection Agency at the Supreme Court (the case related to the Clean Air Act and the ability of EPA to regulate carbon dioxide emissions), and the largest climate bill ever passed in the US, the Investment Recovery Act or IRA, passed this summer.

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Only People Power Can Save the Climate

If COP27 is to deliver what our planet needs, the capitalist agenda must be disrupted, including the call that Global North countries pay their climate debt and deliver their fair share of climate action.

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The Loss and Damage Negotiations Under the UNFCCC

This policy brief looks at the key outcomes on Loss and Damage from the SB 56 intersessional and articulates the expectations for an ambitious outcome on the road to and at COP 27. It also provides a set of recommendations for what should be achieved at the conference in order to develop a roadmap for meeting the needs on the ground in vulnerable developing countries.

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On the Road to COP27: Stockholm +50 and the Intersessional Climate Talks

Adrián Martínez Blanco, the Director and founder of La Ruta del Clima, recently attended two key climate-related UN meetings: Stockholm +50 and the Intersessional climate talks of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). He shared his perspective of the relevance and outcomes of these meetings from a Latin American civil society perspective. Adrian, […]

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