Global environmental developments in November 2022

Mon, 5 Dec 2022 9:05 GMT
Several reports cast light on climate change, its effects.
Global environmental developments in November 2022

Several reports about climate change and its growing effects were released in November along with encouraging initiatives and pledges for environmental protection amid various reactions during the UN climate change conference COP27 in Egypt.

Below is a list of environmental developments, reports, and events compiled by Anadolu Agency.

Nov. 1:

The government in Kenya allocates 2 billion Kenyan shillings ($16.4 million) for food relief to more than 4 million people affected by a severe drought in many parts of the country.

Nov. 2:

Last month was the warmest October in France since 1900, with average temperatures reaching 17.2C (63F) -- 3.5C (38.3F) above normal -- according to the Meteo-France weather service.

The Australian state of New South Wales orders evacuations from some areas after heavy rains trigger fears of flash floods.

Nov. 3:

Temperatures in Europe have risen more than twice the global average over the past three decades, according to the UN's World Meteorological Organization, which says Europe’s is the highest increase in the world.

An estimated 7.76 million people in South Sudan are likely to face extreme hunger and malnutrition in 2023 due to a combination of conflicts and climate shocks, according to a UN report.

Nov. 4:

The German government calls on climate activists to abide by the law while staging protests to draw attention to environmental issues.

More than 200 elephants have died in Kenya’s worst drought in four decades.

Nov. 6:

The UN climate change conference COP27 kicks off in Egypt’s Red Sea resort town of Sharm el-Sheikh.

The past eight years are on track to be the warmest on record, fueled by growing greenhouse gas concentrations and accumulated heat, the World Meteorological Organization's provisional 2022 State of the Global Climate report says.

Nov. 7:

Former US Vice President Al Gore says Africa can be a great power in the field of renewable energy.

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman pledges $2.5 billion for a green initiative in the Middle East region over the next 10 years.

Nov. 8:

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi says the Middle East and Eastern Mediterranean are most affected by climate change.

Nov. 9:

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies launch the Global Climate Resilience Platform for communities most vulnerable to the effects of global warming.

Nov. 10:

Tropical storm Nicole, now classified as a Category 1 hurricane, is closing in on the east coast of the US state of Florida.

Nov. 11:

Oil and gas fields account for the majority of the world's 14 largest emitters, with the Permian Basin in Texas being the largest and Russia's Urengoy gas field ranking second, according to Climate TRACE’s newly released emission inventory data

Nov. 14:

G20 countries must be at the forefront of action on emissions reduction and loss and damage financing, Inger Andersen, executive director of the UN Environment Program, tells Anadolu Agency in an interview.

Nov. 15:

Türkiye officially submits its bid to host the UN climate summit COP31 in 2026.

Brazil's vice president-elect calls for the current administration to provide data on deforestation levels in the Amazon.

The world must move quickly to significantly reduce carbon dioxide emissions from coal to avoid the severe impacts of climate change, according to a new International Energy Agency report.

Nov. 16:

Brazil's President-elect Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva vows at COP27 in Egypt to protect the Amazon rainforest.

Nov. 17:

The UN Food and Agriculture Organization voices concern over the worsening water scarcity crisis in the Middle East, which it said will threaten food security in the region.

Nov. 18:

Egypt says the closing of COP27 is extended by a day or two in order to reach a “consensus” between participants of the conference on climate change.

Nov. 19:

Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez warns that the world "cannot accept a step back from Glasgow which risks the 1.5C goal," referring to last year's UN climate change conference in Scotland.

Disagreements over the phasedown of fossil fuels dominate last-hour negotiations at the UN climate summit COP27 in Egypt’s resort town of Sharm el-Sheikh.

Nov. 20:

The UN climate change conference COP27 agrees to establish a “loss and damage” fund to help vulnerable countries hit hard by climate change.

The UN and the European Union express their disappointment over the final declaration of COP27 on reducing emissions.

Nov. 22:

France records more than 2,800 preventable deaths during the heatwaves of last summer -- the second-hottest since 1900, the government health agency says.

Nov. 23:

Drought in northern Kenya is worsening, despite the country receiving sporadic rainfall in November, which weather forecasters say will not be sufficient.

Nov. 24:

The Canadian government unveils a new CAN$1.6 billion ($1.2 billion) five-year climate action plan to help deal with storms, floods, and forest fires.

Nov. 28:

Millions of people in Bangladesh lost their homes and livelihoods this year due to the effects of climate change, which is causing an unstoppable internal migration, says the World Health Organization.


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