Developing countries ‘deeply frustrated’ by COP26 outcome

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Climate commitments finalised at COP26 will be too little and too late to protect vulnerable communities already living with the impacts of the climate crisis, delegates and observers from around the world have said.

…Mohamed Adow, director of Nairobi-based thinktank Power Shift Africa, said it was disappointing that climate-vulnerable countries had “nothing to show” for their hard work.

“But loss and damage is now up the political agenda in a way it was never before and the only way out is for it to be eventually delivered,” he added.

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