Economy & Business

"COP27 Considers 'Loss And Damage' Fund, But Has Yet To Commit - Draft Text"

"The United Nations on Monday published a draft text setting out what the COP27 climate summit could agree on "loss and damage" financing for countries ravaged by climate impacts. The negotiating text will be debated and reworked by diplomats and ministers from nearly 200 countries before its hoped-for adoption at the end of the summit, negotiatiors said."

Source: Reuters, 11/15/2022

Journalism Industry Program Supports Reporting on Workers — and Work — in a Warming World

As the economic impacts of climate change intensify, reporting on how individuals are affected, particularly in the Global South, is lagging. Veteran journalist Christine Spolar at The Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting details a new initiative to encourage journalists to fill this gap. The story of recent grantees Bhasker Tripathi and Susan Schulman, who have tracked job losses and migrations tied to climate change in India and Iraq.

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December 1, 2022

Webinar: How To Cover the Illegal Wildlife Trade

In Mongabay's latest webinar, expert panelists who have worked with National Geographic, the Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime and more will discuss cybercrime and online marketplaces, poaching, pandemic effects, legal loopholes and other important topics related to the illegal wildlife trade. 11am ET.

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"EV Mineral Bonanza on Alaska Tribal Land Turns on Disputed Road"

"Bornite Camp is beyond all the roads in North America, on the southern edge of the massive Brooks Range. It’s home to grizzly bears, and the caribou, moose, and salmon essential to the survival of Alaska Natives who live off the land."

Source: Bloomberg Environment, 11/08/2022

Climate Change Threatening ‘Things Americans Value Most’ -- U.S. Report

"Climate change is unleashing “far-reaching and worsening” calamities in every region of the United States, and the economic and human toll will only increase unless humans move faster to slow the planet’s warming, according to a sprawling new federal report released Monday.

“The things Americans value most are at risk,” the National Climate Assessment authors, who represent a broad range of federal agencies, write in the draft report. “Many of the harmful impacts that people across the country are already experiencing will worsen as warming increases, and new risks will emerge.”

Source: Washington Post, 11/08/2022

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