The “France 24” channel website said that the climate summit “COP 27” is one of the most important events that the African continent witnessed during the year 2022, noting that it is the first time that an international event dedicated to combating global warming has been organized in the brown continent.
He mentioned in a report that Egypt hosted the 27th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) in November, and this was the first time that the international event dedicated to combating global warming was organized in the African continent, which was severely affected by the high temperatures.
Particularly devastating floods will kill several hundred people in Nigeria as well as in Chad, Niger and South Africa in 2022. After difficult discussions, negotiators reached an agreement at COP27 to compensate the most vulnerable countries for damages caused by climate change.
The measure will be implemented at COP 28, scheduled to be held in Dubai in November 2023. Although the agreement is hailed as “historic”, it does not respond to the root causes of climate change because it does not contain any new greenhouse gas reduction targets.
And the newspaper considered that the outputs of “Cop 27” contributed proactively and consistently to shaping and leading discussions on the most pressing issue related to climate change, which is to lift the historical injustice suffered by the poor and developing countries in the global south most affected by climate change, and the challenge of the countries of the global north and developed countries. industrially because of its responsibility behind the growing emissions of harmful greenhouse gases.
“The recently concluded United Nations Conference on Climate Change (Cop 27) left no doubt that the global south is living up to its fullest potential on the global stage, by shaping and leading discussions around the most pressing issue of climate change,” the report said.