What happened at COP27? News from the UN climate summit

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres delivers a statement at COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt.

'We are on a highway to climate hell with our foot on the accelerator,' said UN Secretary-General António Guterres in his opening address. Image: REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

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António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations
A chart showing global average temperature anomalies from 1850 to 2022.
How global temperatures have risen over the past two centuries. At COP27, world leaders shared their views on climate action. Image: Our World in Data
William Ruto, President of Kenya

A graphic depicting climate finance flows in Africa across 2019 and 2020.
COP27 provided a platform for African nations to discuss a climate finance package to bridge the gap. Image: Climate Policy Initiative


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Global Shapers: How youth and least developed countries helped shape climate outcomes at COP27

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December 9, 2022

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