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COP28 - United Nations Climate Change Conference, 30 November - 12 December 2023

The United Nations Climate Change Conference was held 6-18 November 2022 in Egypt. To access the COP 27 website click here.

And to access key decisions taken at COP 27 please click here.

The next United Nations Climate Change conference will be held from 30 November – 12 December 2023 in the United Arab Emirates. To access the COP 28 website click here

The Library of Parliament has compiled a few resources that cover topical issues which will be discussed at this upcoming conference. For more information, please click on the tabs listed below.


- Parliamentary Research Unit - Just Transition Webinar 2: Water and Energy Crisis in South Africa

The Parliamentary Research Unit hosted a webinar to explore the potential of the regional water and energy bilateral projects in Southern Africa to provide a solution to the crisis on the 5th of August 2022.

  • To view the webinar please click here
  • To access the objectives and information on Speakers at the Webinar please click here

To access the papers presented please click on the links provided below:

- eBooks available on Climate Change

The Library of Parliament has purchased many books over the years on climate change. The date of publications may vary, but the content remains relevant. For a list of all ebooks available on climate change click here

Please note that this list can be filtered by authors and publication dates on the left-hand menu of our catalogue. Please note clients will be required to authenticate using Parliament’s network credentials.

Here are a few selected ebooks that maybe of relevance to you


From Big Oil to Big Green: Holding the Oil Industry to Account for the Climate Crisis

Written by Marco Grasso in 2022, this book addresses the responsibility of the oil and gas industry for the climate crisis and develops a moral framework that lays out its duties of reparation and decarbonization to allay the harm it has done. To read this book please click here

Global Climate and Energy Governance: Towards an Integrated Architecture

Written by Harald Heubaum in 2022, this book provides an in-depth analysis of processes of institutional innovation and governance integration and evaluates the roles of international organisations in developing energy governance and climate policy. To read this book please click here

- Articles avalable on Climate Change

The Library of Parliament has approximately 49000 articles on the topic of climate change. To view these articles please click here

Even though the Library of Parliament uses a varity of databases and journals, its impossible for one to sift through so many articles. The left-hand menu on our catalogue allows the client to filter by searching for articles by authors or year perios. The Library also subscribe to Sabinet which has articles on climate change to view please click here

Listed below are a few of highlighted articles on Climate change.

  • Andres, S E; Standish, R J; Lieurance, P E; et al. 2023. Defining biodiverse reforestation: Why it matters for climate change mitigation and biodiversity. Plants People Planet, 5: 27-38. To access click here

  • Congressional Digest. 2022. Fighting Climate Change: Adaptation and mitigation efforts to survive a changing globe. Congressional Digest, Vol. 101 Issue 5, p12-15. To access click here

  • Martin, L F & Massyn, N. 2023. The Safety professional's role in environmental, social and governance initiatives. Professional Safety, 68(3): 22-26. To access click here

  • Mullins-Jaime, C & Wachter, J K. 2023. Safety Professionals: Change agents for climate change. Professional Safety, 68(2): 22-28. To access click here

  • Schifeling, T & Soderstrom, S. 2022. Advancing reform: Embedded activism to develop climate solutions. Academy of Management Journal, 65(6): 1775-1803. To access click here