Loss and damage

COP28 summit opens with hopes for early deal on climate damage fund

DUBAI, As world leaders assemble in Dubai for the United Nations Climate Change Conference, participants aim to secure an early success on a catastrophe fund on Thursday before the summit shifts its emphasis to fossil fuels and other contentious issues. Governments are gearing up for lengthy talks about whether to agree, for the first time, […]

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Trust breaks down at Cop27 as UN chief urges countries to reach agreement in final 24 hours

‘This is no time for finger-pointing. The blame game is a recipe for mutually assured destruction,’ UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres warns In the final 24-hour stretch of Cop27, countries remain bitterly divided over the path forward on the global climate crisis. United Nations secretary-general Antonio Guterres arrived back in Sharm el-Sheikh on Thursday to push

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Cop27: EU agrees to loss and damage fund to help poor countries amid climate disasters

Change in stance puts spotlight on US and China, which have both objected to fund. A breakthrough looked possible in the deadlocked global climate talks on Friday as the European Union made a dramatic intervention to agree to key developing world demands on financial help for poor countries. In the early hours of Friday at

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