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Historic Compensation Fund Approved At UN Climate Talks

Originally posted on Stigmatis:
“Loss and damage is a way of both recognizing past harm and compensating for that past harm,” said Dartmouth climate scientist Justin Mankin. Activists encourage world leaders to maintain policies that limit warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius and provide reparations for loss and damage at the COP27 UN Climate Summit, Nov.…

Pandemonium

Originally posted on 50 years old wisdom:
21st century. The era of callousness. Some might say that I am an old sad woman. Old? Maybe, although I am in early 50s and rather going through my midlife rebirth. Sad? Well, the world around me became miserable, so yes, sometimes I am sad, but I am generally…

What the ‘Africa Cop’ will actually mean for a continent at the centre of the climate crisis

African leaders hope this year’s location will focus attention on the vast, diverse continent where this year alone hundreds of people have died from floods and landslides in Nigeria and Uganda, while 37 million face starvation after consecutive droughts in the greater Horn of Africa.

Who should pay for climate devastation?

After a surge in headlines about calls for loss and damage funds in the run-up to Cop27, the issue has made it on to the official agenda for the first time. Experts watching the negotiations this year say that with money for loss and damage finally on the agenda, they now expect the long-awaited funds to be on their way.

Composted Reads for 8 November 2022

Story of the day Developing countries ‘will need $2tn a year in climate funding by 2030’ Report says figure required to switch away from fossil fuels and cope with extreme weather impacts. About $2tn (£1.75tn) will be needed each year by 2030 to help developing countries cut their greenhouse gas emissions and cope with theContinue reading “Composted Reads for 8 November 2022”

Are we going from purgatory to hell

People should come to know that we are in the fight of our lives facing climate change which is the defining issue of our age, the central challenge of our century in which the industrialised countries should pay for the damage done to the poor countries..

The Guardian headlines about nature for September

About ice sheets

Only time will tell if Britain’s new PM has what it takes to confront the biggest crisis of all

Fiona Harvey After a torrid summer of extreme heat, drought and raw sewage on the beaches, forming a suitable background to two months of political brawling, the hard-fought campaign to be the next prime minister of the UK finally ended this week. Liz Truss, the former foreign secretary, took up residence in Downing Street onContinue reading “Only time will tell if Britain’s new PM has what it takes to confront the biggest crisis of all”

2022 August biggest climate milestones

Bloomberg Green, 2022 August 9 This month’s biggest climate milestones happened over one weekend. On Sunday, the US Senate approved hundreds of billions of dollars in climate and clean-energy spending. Just two days before, climate cooperation between the US and China — the world’s largest economies and emitters — came to an abrupt halt. How these two turningContinue reading “2022 August biggest climate milestones”

2022 Second half of July – Here’s what else you need to know in Green

Noxious fumes | Dumps and landfills near South Asian megacities are huge emitters of methane, highlighting a major challenge in the global climate fight. More clouds of the greenhouse gas — which has 84 times the warming power of carbon dioxide over its first 20 years in the atmosphere — were spotted in India thanContinue reading “2022 Second half of July – Here’s what else you need to know in Green”