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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One Earth, Volume 5, 17 June 2022

Identified methane emissions and leaks from biomethane and biogas supply chains.
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One Earth, Volume 5, 17 June 2022

Recent proposals in the US and elsewhere aim to tackle climate change and socioeconomic inequalities together through a Green New Deal (GND). GND proposals have been criticized by high-profile advocates of carbon-centric climate policies—advocates who do not perceive socioeconomic inequalities to be significant drivers of climate change and who argue that GNDs’ wider agenda will undermine decarbonization efforts.

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One Earth, Volume 5, 17 June 2022

Identifies challenges and solutions associated with offsetting emissions through biodiversity conservation.
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Geography and Sustainability, Volume 3, June 2022

The purpose of this study is to quantify the joint impacts of climate and human activities on grassland changes in Three-River Headwater Region (TRHR) after two phases of Ecological Conservation and Construction Project (Ecological Project).
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Geography and Sustainability, Volume 3, June 2022

This study quantitatively analyzed the response of fractional vegetation cover (FVC) to climate change and human activities in the Mu Us Sandy Land (MUSL).
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Geography and Sustainability, Volume 3, June 2022

This study found that increasing frequency and intensity of extreme weather events caused by human-induced climate change challenges progress on sustainable city development, but could also accelerate activities to enable cities to become more resilient.
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One Earth, Volume 5, 15 April 2022

Identifies funding, research, and development pathways for emissions reduction via carbon capture and storage.
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Social Networks, Volume , 2022

Mutual understanding is important when trying to make beneficial climate changes.

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