What the World Bank is doing to fight climate change

COP27 has made it clearer than ever that any meaningful climate action will require trillions of dollars and a shift in the vision of top financial institutions.

The dust is beginning to settle on the latest United Nations climate change talks, which concluded in the early hours of 20 November. I hope you followed my dispatches from Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt—if you haven’t, you can find them here. This was my first time covering the annual conference in person, an experience I’m still recovering from. Over 33,000 delegates spent two weeks in a haze of meetings, panel discussions, press conferences and hour-long queues for food and coffee. There were youth representatives, academics, activists, lawyers, government officials, corporate honchos and lobbyists—all gathered to talk solutions to the biggest …


Nihar Gokhale

Nihar Gokhale led the Chaos coverage at The Morning Context. Nihar wrote on the environment, the economy and resource conflicts in India. He has reported from across the country on everything from displacement, pollution and environmental violations to land regulation, corruption and human rights. He was earlier associate editor at Land Conflict Watch, and his work has appeared in Scroll, The Wire, IndiaSpend, The Caravan and Mongabay India.

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