There is strong evidence to suggest that women are disproportionately affected by the climate crisis. Nonetheless, women are still underrepresented in decision-making processes, and this has had a direct impact on their resilience to climate change. The UNFCCC, and multiple state and non-state actors, have raised attention to this issue for years. It is yet to be determined whether COP27 will be able to foster the sustainable implementation of effective, gender-responsible climate policies. What do you think?
COP26 fell short of expectations in terms of biodiversity-related policy; Don’t expect biodiversity to be a major policy topic at COP27 The 30x30 target is one of the most ambitious conservation goals being discussed, but details on its implementation will likely be finalised apart from COP.