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COP27 deal delivers landmark on ‘loss and damage’, but little else

The flags of United Nations member states (left to right) Lithuania, Liechtenstein, Libya, Liberia, Lesotho, Lebanon, Latvia, Laos, Kyrgyzstan, Kuwait, Kiribati, Kenya, Kazakhstan, Jordan, Japan, Jamaica, Italy, Israel, Ireland, Iraq, Iran, Indonesia, India, and others fly in alphabetical order during the COP27 climate conference at the Sharm el-Sheikh International Convention Centre, in Egypt's Red Sea […]

COP27: Countries agree on ‘loss and damage’ fund

The flags of United Nations member states (L to R) Lithuania, Liechtenstein, Libya, Liberia, Lesotho, Lebanon, Latvia, Laos, Kyrgyzstan, Kuwait, Kiribati, Kenya, Kazakhstan, Jordan, Japan, Jamaica, Italy, Israel, Ireland, Iraq, Iran, Indonesia, India, and others fly in alphabetical order during the COP27 climate conference at the Sharm el-Sheikh International Convention Centre, in Egypt's Red Sea […]

G7 launches climate ‘Shield’ fund, some countries wary

Displaced people stand on flooded highway, following rains and floods during the monsoon season in Sehwan, Pakistan, Sept 16, 2022. (AKHTAR SOOMRO / REUTERS) SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt – A G7-led plan dubbed "Global Shield" to provide funding to countries suffering climate disasters was launched at the UN COP27 summit on Monday, although some questioned the effectiveness of […]