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PODCAST: Will climate promises be kept at COP27?

PODCAST: Will climate promises be kept at COP27?


We’re just a few days away from COP27, the UN Climate Conference, which is taking place in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, from 07 November.

For this episode of The Lid Is On, Conor Lennon and Laura Quiñones invited Selwin Hart – the Special Advisor to the Secretary-General on Climate Action – into the studio to gauge the atmosphere before this high-stakes event.

You will also hear from Ilana Seid, Palau’s Ambassador to the UN, on the tense atmosphere during negotiations during last year’s climate COP in Glasgow, and Ian Fry, the first ever Special Rapporteur on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights in the context of climate change.

From Monday, Laura and Conor will present daily episodes of The Lid Is On from Sharm El-Sheikh, where they’ll bring you all the highlights from an event that aims to refocus leaders’ minds on the most pressing existential threat to mankind: the climate crisis. You can subscribe to the show on all major podcast platforms.

Music: Within the Earth, Ketsa

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UN News/ Conor Lennon
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