The Nordic Africa Institute


Researcher: Toxicity of unmet promises could affect outcome at COP27

Date • 2 Nov 2022

COP 27 will begin on 6 November, in the Egyptian coastal city of Sharm El Sheikh and it comes after a summer of extreme weather events globally and geopolitical tension. For the most climate vulnerable regions including Africa “climate financing is a key sticking point” according to NAI senior researcher Shilpa Asokan but “the toxicity of unmet promises could affect the outcome.” says NAI senior researcher Assem Abu Hatab. This the first part of a series of videos, delving into how COP and unfettered climate change will affect Africa.