COP27, War Spills to Poland, and Midterms Impact G20
About This Episode
The global South flexed its muscle at COP27 this week, including a pledge to end deforestation in the Amazon from Brazil. Meanwhile, tensions have heightened between NATO and Russia as the war in Ukraine spills over to Poland and fears of escalation rise. Finally, the world reacts to US Midterm results in real time at the G20 summit and beyond. Guest host Carla Robbins explores global reactions with Deborah Amos, Steve Erlanger, and Philip Stephens.
The Barbados Plan and other climate finance proposals gained momentum at the United Nations' COP27 summit, argues Chris Morris
Karein Weigert joins WBEZ to discuss the COP27 conference and the need for an international plan to fight climate change and reduce global emissions.
While understandable, the mood of pessimism around COP27 obscures progress toward net zero and can be dangerously self-fulfilling, argues Chris Morris.
While Biden and Xi met in Bali, the UN's COP27 climate summit in Sharm el-Sheikh is being re-energized by the discussion between the world leaders.