November 25, 2022, Video: "Expectations for COP 27 in Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt were pretty "meh." We didn't anticipate ambitious national plans to emerge, and they have not. EU ambition is hamstrung by its need to secure near-term energy sources for this winter and next. The usual bunch of sticking points remain: US-China tension, limited country-level implementation, and the ongoing failure to bridge a climate finance divide between advanced and developing countries."