At COP27, Europe Is Feeling the Heat on ‘Loss and Damage’

At COP27, Europe Is Feeling the Heat on ‘Loss and Damage’
Women activists protest to demand a Loss and Damage fund during the COP27 U.N. Climate Change Conference, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, Nov. 17, 2022 (NurPhoto by Dominika Zarzycka via AP).

As the U.N. COP27 Climate Change Summit enters its final days, all eyes are on delegations from rich, industrialized countries to see if they will continue to resist demands from developing countries in the Global South for “loss and damage” payments, which would compensate them for the impacts of climate change.

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