COP27 Media Advisories

Here is a listing of the Media Advisories for programs produced and presented by Facing Future, which works in conjunction with the International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE). These Media Advisories are designed to advise the media of our programs’ guests and subject content for a given day. Once a given program’s video production has been completed the “Program Video Link” link is included in the listing. Clicking on the link will take you to the associated video on our YouTube channel.

COP27 Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt (Nov 6 – Nov 18, 2022) Program Listing:

Mon, Nov 7, 2022 - 4:30 PM EET (UTC+2)

Climate Honesty – Ending Climate Brightsiding

Some of the most worrying science is downplayed in formal processes. Some scientists have believed that such an approach is best to encourage action. Yet the past thirty years of not bending the emissions curve indicates otherwise, as does the . . .

Tue, Nov 8, 2022 - 5:00 PM EET (UTC+2)

Climate Justice – Getting Real about Loss and Damage

Climate chaos is already causing hunger and conflict in many parts of the world. That these regions have contributed to environmental disruption the least, with some of the lowest historic carbon emissions, is not just a sad fact. It is . . .

Wed, Nov 9, 2022 - 12:30 PM EET (UTC+2)

Beyond Maladaptation

Around the world many projects are being promoted, funded or licensed with claims they can help adaptation to the effects of global heating. Research indicates a range of limitations and adverse effects. Many activities are, in reality, not primarily adaptation-motivated . . .

Mon, Nov 14, 2022 - 12:30 PM EET (UTC+2)

Stopping Plastic and Petrochemical Proliferation

A world awash in plastic will soon see even more, as a host of new petrochemical plants — their ethane feedstock supplied by the fracking boom — come online. Companies like ExxonMobil, Shell, and Saudi Aramco are ramping up output . . .

Wed, Nov 16, 2022 - 12:30 PM EET (UTC+2)

Global Energy Justice

Energy justice is the critical issue of our time and the COP. Amid a global energy crisis caused by geopolitical instability, big oil and executives flood the COP to slow climate action. Meanwhile people throughout the world lack access to . . .

Fri, Nov 18, 2022 - 12:30 PM EET (UTC+2)

Healing the Earth and the Human Spirit – The Great Work of Our Time

John D. Liu and Maximilian Abouleish-Boes will discuss the practical work of ecological restoration with real life examples from their work in this field. . . .