COP27: The climate summit flinched on phasing out all fossil fuels


Protestors making their point known at COP27 climate summit on Nov 12. But their demands to begin the complete phase out of all fossil fuels fell on deaf ears. -- AP

The latest United Nations climate change summit concluded, once again, with a tussle over the place of fossil fuels in the global economy.

The 27th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change – or simply COP27 – was held from Nov 6 to 20 in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.

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