UConn@COP27 First Impressions

The UConn@COP fellows and faculty share reflections on their first few days at COP27 in Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt. We encourage you to read their blog posts below:

Compromise on Progress? Lillian Adamo, Environmental Science, Political Science

Can We Improve Youth Influence at COP27?Laura Augenbraun, Mathematics, Journalism

Inclusivity for LGBTQ+ at COP27 Samuel Kocurek, Mathematics, Environmental Science

Can there be Progress in Climate Change without Equity and Binding Agreements?Christabelle Calabretta, Law

COP27: We Want to Save the Planet, Damnit! Maggie Singman, Environmental Health, Human Rights

Innovation vs. Fear – My Experience at COP Sofya Levitina, Physics, Mathematics – Statistics

The Urgency of Just Energy Transitions Sydney Collins, Environmental Science

The Power of Story at COP Monet Paredes, Political Science and Environmental Studies

“Not a Single Town in my Country Doesn’t Have a Wastewater Issue” Caroline Webb, Environmental Science

Challenging My Perspectives of Climate Action and What Climate Solutions Look Like Jocelyn Phung, Chemical Engineering

We Can’t Hold Our Breath on Finance Dr. Ben North, MBA

Unlearning Myths at COP27 Karen Lau, Economics

The Interwoven Fates of Climate Change and Health Erik Choi, Physiology and Neurobiology, Economics

Science and Policy: Multilateral Approaches to Addressing Ocean Acidification Claire Lee, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Political Science

Why Am I Here? Dr. Mark Urban

COP27: Does Science Set Long Term Goals of UNFCCC? Dr. Anji Seth