COP27 climate summit: hopes and solutions for food-centered talks in Egypt
09 November 2022 | 6:30 pm
The COP27 UN climate summit began on Monday in the Red Sea town of Sharm el-Sheikh, in the hope of averting the worst impacts of climate change. World leaders, policymakers and delegates from nearly 200 countries have gathered to discuss the future of the planet.
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