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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.

A third of Pakistan left underwater

The Big Question Why is Pakistan flooding? Approximately one third of Pakistan is currently lying underwater after the South Asian country was hit by flooding the likes of which has not been seen for 30 years, according to prime minister Shehbaz Sharif.   “There is an ocean of floodwater everywhere,” Mr Sharif told the AFPContinue reading “A third of Pakistan left underwater”

Bloomberg looking at the 4th week of August 2022

August 22 Ukraine is showing off wrecked Russian tanks in Kyiv for this year’s Independence Day celebrations. It’s not the military display President Vladimir Putin had in mind when he launched Russia’s invasion. The war that Russia — and some of Ukraine’s allies — expected to end in days with a victory parade for PutinContinue reading “Bloomberg looking at the 4th week of August 2022”