Weekly Wrap | Compensation at COP27, Tuvalu turns to the metaverse, Australia’s wild weather, and plant-based jelly beans
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Friday, November 25th, 2022: This week in the sustainability news cycle…

COP27 went down to the wire, with negotiators striking an historic deal to compensate developing nations for loss and damage after the conference officially closed. 

Meanwhile, the island nation of Tuvalu is turning to the metaverse to preserve its history, culture and landmarks and Australia’s weather is set to get wilder in the coming decades.

Plus, Allen’s Jelly Beans go plant-based. 


Get the full rundown:

Historic deal struck to help poorer countries pay for climate catastrophes (via The Sydney Morning Herald)

Tuvalu turns to the metaverse as rising seas threaten existence (via Reuters)

State of the Climate 2022 – Australia continues to warm; heavy rainfall becomes more intense (via the CSIRO)

Don’t bug out, Allen’s is releasing vegan-friendly jelly beans (via Delicious)


We’re also following…

Feast your eyes on the world’s biggest goldfish (via The New York Post)

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