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Climate Chain Coalition releases report on blockchain and emerging technologies at COP 27

The Climate Chain Coalition (CCC), a network of organizations dedicated to leveraging blockchain technology for effective climate action that includes Cointelegraph as a member, delivered its stock take report on Nov. 11 at the 27th United Nations Climate Change Conference, or COP 27, in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. 

Founded five years ago, the coalition has been working on initiatives related to the consumption accounting system and greenhouse gas emissions accounting. Tom Baumann, chair and founder of the Climate Chain Coalition, stated:

“During those years, the coalition has grown from 12 founding organizations to over 360 organizations in 69 countries. The coalition was founded on the ethos of blockchain and emerging technologies as an open distributed network where members self-organize into member-driven initiatives.”Climate Chain Coalition members at COP 27 in Egypt.

The coalition’s mission is to resolve issues and challenges needed to advance transformative digital climate innovations by creating resources to support a shared data and digital infrastructure, supporting networking and capacity building, and partnering between digital and climate communities.

Related: How blockchain technology is transforming climate action

Cointelegraph editor-in-chief Kristina Lucrezia Cornèr speaking at COP 27 on blockchain’s relevance in fighting climate change.

Speaking at the panel, Cointelegraph editor-in-chief Kristina Lucrezia Cornèr commented:

“Education is key here, and media responsibility is incredibly high. We consider it our biggest mission to talk not only about what is intrinsic to the blockchain industry but what’s going on beyond. And because it’s out of the box that things are uniting us because this conference is about climate action, and climate is so much more [than] just climate change. It’s about sustainability, and it’s about our future.” 

Also participating in the panel, Alexey Shadrin, co-founder and CEO of Evercity — a platform for the management, issuance and monitoring of sustainable finance — highlighted how the…

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