7 Nov 2022

UN Secretary General warns COP27 the world is ‘on highway to climate hell’

Chief Correspondent

The Egyptian setting for COP27 is a far cry from last year’s conference in Glasgow, and so is the mood – a looming global recession, rampant inflation and war in Europe pushing climate down the agenda at perhaps the worst possible time.

Hope is threatening to turn into acrimony on the issue of whether rich countries should pay for the devastation already being caused.