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COP27: What's next? Climate Now debate

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In the wake of the COP27 climate summit in Egypt, Climate Now debates the final declaration from the summit, asking where it failed, where it succeeded, and what needs to happen next before COP28 in 2023?

A panel of climate and political experts will discuss the goals and outcomes of COP27, and answer your questions.Joining the debate will be:Lars Peter Riishøjgaard, Director, Earth System Branch, World Meteorological OrganizationMia Moisio, Climate Action Tracker Project Lead, NewClimate InstituteDr Carlo Buontempo, Director, Copernicus Climate Change ServiceLídia Pereira, MEP, Partido Social DemocrataIt will be streamed live here on Wednesday 23 November 2022 at 11.00 am CET and you can ask your questions in this registration form: When leaders and delegates from 190 countries sat down in Sharm El-Sheikh in Egypt, the global picture of the climate crisis appeared to be of even greater urgency than at Glasgow’s COP26 last year.The UN's climate summit came in the wake of dramatic floods in Pakistan, record-setting heat waves in Europe, and natural disasters amplified by global warming in many other countries.Global temperatures remain at a statistical high with the average surface air temperature 1.2°C above the pre-industrial average.

Alarmingly, the temperature increase is as high as 3°C in the Arctic, according to Copernicus’s European State of the Climate 2021 report.Sea ice, glaciers and ice sheets have lost mass, and sea levels are now rising at 4.5 mm per year on average.The Paris Agreement sets a goal of limiting warming to 1.5°C above the pre-industrial average.

However, in 2021, the average temperature had risen by 1.2°C, and a UN study found that the risk of breaking the 1.5°C level at least once in the next

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