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Keeping the Transition on Track: What to Watch for at COP27

September 30, 2022 00:00 AM UTC
- Updated September 30, 2022 18:04 PM UTC

In recent years, policymakers have tried to harness a reliable and affordable energy supply, with minimal environmental impact. But the ambitions of COP26 paired with geo-political instability has made this riddle even more difficult to solve. Held in Egypt this year, the annual climate summit needs to produce concrete solutions, as COP27’s host continent, Africa, is on track to have 700 million climate refugees by 2030. A conversation with BCG’s Rich Lesser about why it’s important now, more than ever, to see legislation that boldly addresses climate change and turns promises into action.

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