Smoke rises from a coal-powered steel plant at Hehal village near Ranchi, in eastern Jharkhand state, in India. The key priority for India at the upcoming UN climate conference will be how to pay for the transition away from fossil fuels for energy and industries to meet temperature-limit targets, according to a senior official who will be part of the negotiations. Photo: AP
Smoke rises from a coal-powered steel plant at Hehal village near Ranchi, in eastern Jharkhand state, in India. The key priority for India at the upcoming UN climate conference will be how to pay for the transition away from fossil fuels for energy and industries to meet temperature-limit targets, according to a senior official who will be part of the negotiations. Photo: AP
Kavitha Yarlagadda
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The View by Kavitha Yarlagadda

COP27: global climate change progress too slow to stop disastrous temperature rise

  • While some countries have made aggressive climate change pledges and taken action to live up to them, others are lagging behind or even going backwards
  • Climate finance, adaptation strategies, mitigation and compensation are all likely to be on the table at the UN climate change conference in Egypt

Smoke rises from a coal-powered steel plant at Hehal village near Ranchi, in eastern Jharkhand state, in India. The key priority for India at the upcoming UN climate conference will be how to pay for the transition away from fossil fuels for energy and industries to meet temperature-limit targets, according to a senior official who will be part of the negotiations. Photo: AP
Smoke rises from a coal-powered steel plant at Hehal village near Ranchi, in eastern Jharkhand state, in India. The key priority for India at the upcoming UN climate conference will be how to pay for the transition away from fossil fuels for energy and industries to meet temperature-limit targets, according to a senior official who will be part of the negotiations. Photo: AP
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