The Climate Crisis Is Becoming Another North-South Fault Line

The Climate Crisis Is Becoming Another North-South Fault Line
Demonstrators participate in a protest calling for money for climate action at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, Nov. 11, 2022 (AP photo by Peter Dejong).

The U.N. COP27 Climate Change Conference kicked off in Egypt this week, capping off a year of contrasts when it comes to climate action. On one hand, several states dramatically increased their climate ambitions. On the other, a series of extreme weather events reinforced the sense of urgency over the climate crisis.

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