COP27 Special Issue: UN Climate Change Conference 2022 (COP27)

Pathways to Net Zero

The 27th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP27), to be held in Egypt from November 6th to 18th 2022, seeks renewed solidarity between countries to deliver on the landmark Paris Agreement, for people and the planet. Elsevier are proud to offer this free access special issue with over 110 book chapters and journal articles covering a range of key issues and innovations, as well as an engaging podcast episode with Corey Peterson, Chief Sustainability Officer at the University of Tasmania, Australia.

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Energy for Sustainable Development, Volume 71, December 2022

Innovation in Environmental Technologies (ETs) is critical for meeting the Paris Climate Agreement. Through an empirical analysis we show that collaboration between NICs and G7 countries drives ET innovation in the former. Results suggest that much greater policy focus should be aimed at collaboration rather than technology transfer. Collaboration breeds more NIC’s innovation by inducing learning-by-doing, learning-by-innovating and learning-by-exporting
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Energy Research and Social Science, Volume 92, October 2022

A review of climate futures. This review helps substantiate how disciplinary and geographical assumptions and norms shape policy choices.
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Geography and Sustainability, Volume 3, September 2022

Under global warming, seasonal snow takes faster melting rate than before, which greatly changes the hydrological cycle. This study offer insights into understanding the effect from seasonal snow on vegetation and promote the sustainable utilization of regional vegetation in the Northern Hemisphere.
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Geography and Sustainability, Volume 3, September 2022

Climate change and economic growth are responsible for increased water stress.This study provides a baseline understanding of the interplay among water, climate change, and socio-economic development in NSTM.
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Geography and Sustainability, Volume 3, September 2022

This study aims to analyse catastrophic floods and severe droughts affected by climate change from paleo studies to studies that focus on future projections.
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Geography and Sustainability, Volume 3, September 2022

This study reveals that climate change reduces the variety of wetland ecosystem services and increases socio-economic vulnerability and economic stress.
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Energy Policy, Volume 168, September 2022

Carbon prices are too low. Switching prices and/or caps are needed. Prices and caps need to deliver targets to stay under to 1.5 °C. Border adjustments are probably needed.
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Poetics, Volume 93, August 2022

An examination of climate change as a sociological event.
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One Earth, Volume 5, 15 July 2022

Calculated emissions reductions possible through ecosystem restoration and shows they are insufficient to rely upon.

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