As climate impacts grow, so do calls for ‘loss and damage’ funds

20 June, 2022

Posted by: Njango Njung'e

As climate impacts grow, so do calls for ‘loss and damage’ funds

Category : Power Shift in the News | tags: AFP

From crop-wilting drought to the creeping devastation of rising seas, climate change is already bringing death, destruction and hefty costs to vulnerable nations, spurring growing calls for richer countries to help them cope in a warming world.

The contentious issue of “loss and damage” has been a major focus of an ongoing United Nations climate talks in Germany tasked with laying the groundwork for the COP27 summit later this year.

...“These kinds of impacts make the clear case for loss and damage funding,” Mohamed Adow, of the think tank Power Shift Africa, told AFP. “Those rich countries blocking progress on loss and damage will increasingly have the blood of these climate victims on their hands.”

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