Yesterday both China and India signed the nonbinding agreement produced at Copenhagen. The two countries are the last major greenhouse gas emitters to accept these climate aims. China undertakes to reduce its emission intensity 40-45% from 2005 levels by 2020, and India by 20-25%.
The dust has settled at COP27, the 27th United Nations Climate Conference at Sharm El-Sheikh in Egypt where a record 45,000 people registered to attend. The longest running summit of all the conferences, agreements made in the final moments has left us all with hope but also doubts.