Ironically awarding the nation “doing the most to do the least”
2:39PM, Thu. Nov. 10, 2022
As the world’s eyes turn to Egypt for the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27), Austin-based Texas Impact/Texas Interfaith Power & Light is sending to the Chronicle daily dispatches from the conference.
The Fossil of the Day is a long-standing tradition at COP. Every day, advocates from global civil society award the Fossil of the Day Award to the nation that is “doing the most to do the least” to advance the negotiations at the COP. The first award winner of COP27 is Japan, for its unprecedented investment of public funds into fossil fuels.
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