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A moment of challenge and opportunity
November 1, 2022

COP27 takes place in a moment of challenge and opportunity

COP27 takes place in a moment of challenge and opportunity.

On November 8th more than 190 nations addressed climate crisis solutions at the 27th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Egypt.

The United States will continue to work with 190+ parties to the Paris Agreement to raise climate ambition & advance global cooperation on:

➡ Emissions reductions.
➡ Climate adaptation.
➡ Climate finance.
➡ Tech development.
➡ Loss & damage due to climate disasters, and more.

To keep the goal alive of limiting warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius, the United States will engage in multilateral negotiations as well as public events and bilateral discussions to help partner countries around the world set and achieve ambitious emission reduction targets and enhance their resilience to climate change, the State Department said.

“This is a moral imperative, an economic imperative, a moment of peril but also a moment of extraordinary possibilities,” said President Biden at the Virtual Leaders Summit on Climate. “Time is short, but I believe we can do this. And I believe that we will do this.”