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COP 27 Side Event: Tobacco and environmental impacts

Tobacco consumption as an environmental sustainability issue: environmental impact of tobacco products and proposed solutions that complement the solution for its negative health effects Date: 17 November 2022 Time: 12h00 GMT, 2pm in Egypt Location: Turkiye Pavilion The world’s attention is being focused on Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt where the 27th Conference of the Parties (COP27) to the United...

Expose Big Tobacco role in climate change

In Summary The tobacco industry is a major driver of deforestation, which is another significant contributor to carbon emissions. Research continues to show that the tobacco industry cuts down over 500 million trees every year to produce cigarettes. The Egypt government is hosting the 27th Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC (COP27), with a...