The 27th United Nations climate change conference (COP27) kicked off on November 7 in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. Attended by more than 90 heads of state and representatives of 190 countries, the climate summit offers a platform to accelerate global climate action through emissions reduction, scaled-up adaptation efforts and enhanced flows of appropriate finance. Here’s a brief recap of everything that happened during COP27 week 1. 

Monday, November 7: World Leaders Summit

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Tuesday, November 8: World Leader Summit 

Wednesday, November 9: Finance Day

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Thursday, November 10: Youth & Science Day

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Friday, November 11: Decarbonisation Day

Saturday, November 12: Adaptation & Agriculture Day

This is part 1 of the COP27-Recap series. Check out ‘COP27 Week 2 Recap’ here.

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