Nnimmo Bassey is the director of the ecological think-tank Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF)...

The recently concluded 27th Conference of Parties (COP27) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) at Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, went in the way of rituals and did not rise beyond the low bars set by previous editions. 

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