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Take a look inside the United Nations climate summit in Egypt: luxury resorts, world leaders, bad meals, and long lines

Attendees on the grounds of the United Nations climate summit in Egypt. Catherine Boudreau/Insider There are some 35,000 folks attending the United Nations COP27 climate summit in Egypt. The occasion is a combine of nations’ pavilions, speeches, and, after all, negotiations. Some of the fundamentals, like entry to meals and drinks, induced a lot of grumbling.  Spending 12 days in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, to cowl…

Biden had ‘intensive’ talks with Egyptian government officials about activist Alaa Abd el-Fattah, who’s on a hunger strike after nearly...

Sanaa Seif, second from left, traveled to the UN local weather summit to focus the world’s consideration on the plight of her brother, Alaa Abd el-Fattah, an activist and image of the 2011 rebellion in Egypt who’s spent nearly a decade in jail. Catherine Boudreau/Insider President Biden spoke to Egyptian government officials about jailed activist Alaa Abd el-Fattah. A prime White House official mentioned the…

The US is creating a carbon-offset plan for corporations that would fund developing nations’ moves to clean energy

The US’s particular presidential envoy for local weather, John Kerry, on the UN’s local weather summit in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. Sean Gallup/Getty Images The prime US local weather envoy John Kerry has introduced an effort to let corporations use carbon offsets. The plan would create income to fund developing nations’ moves towards clean energy. Companies may rely the ensuing emissions reductions towards their very own…

‘After COP, I don’t know if I’ll be alive or not’: Sister of the jailed Egyptian-British activist Alaa Abd el-Fattah...

Sanaa Seif, the sister of the imprisoned Egyptian-British activist Alaa Abd el-Fattah, referred to as for his release at the UN local weather summit in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. Catherine Boudreau/Insider Egyptian-British activist Sanaa Seif is asking for her brother’s release from an Egyptian jail.  Her advocacy throughout the UN’s local weather summit is drawing consideration to Egypt’s human-rights report. Egypt is internet hosting the COP27…