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Analysis: US falling $32bn short on ‘fair share’ of $100bn climate-finance goal

The US should be paying nearly $40bn towards the $100bn climate-finance target, new Carbon Brief analysis shows. This is $32bn more than the estimate... Read More

US Policy | Nov 7. 2022.
Workers install solar photovoltaic panels in Pakistan.

Explainer: How can climate finance be increased from 'billions to trillions'?

From the moment in the early 1990s when nations began grappling with the threat posed by climate change, money has been at the heart of discussions.&... Read More

International policy | Nov 4. 2022.
Will ‘loss and damage’ be the defining issue at COP27?

Webinar: Will ‘loss and damage’ be the defining issue at COP27?

“Loss and damage” from climate change is fast emerging as a critical issue for billions of people, particularly in the global south. As part o... Read More

Webinars | Sep 30. 2022.
COP27: Why is addressing ‘loss and damage’ crucial for climate justice?

COP27: Why is addressing ‘loss and damage’ crucial for climate justice?

The death and destruction that can result from climate change is not evenly distributed around the world. Those who have often contributed the lea... Read More

International policy | Sep 29. 2022.
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Loss and damage: What happens when climate change destroys lives and cultures?

High in the Peruvian Andes, there is a glacier whose disappearance has been linked to the departure of the gods. In the belief of the Quechua peop... Read More

International policy | Sep 28. 2022.
The struggle over ‘loss and damage’ in UN climate talks

Timeline: The struggle over ‘loss and damage’ in UN climate talks

Small-island nations have been sounding the alarm about climate change for more than three decades, fearing a future in which their communities and h... Read More

International policy | Sep 27. 2022.
Should developed nations pay for ‘loss and damage’ from climate change?

Q&A: Should developed nations pay for ‘loss and damage’ from climate change?

This year has seen thousands of people killed in a run of unprecedented extreme weather events. Catastrophic flooding has caused at least 1,300 deat... Read More

International policy | Sep 26. 2022.
Jair Bolsonaro, president of Brazil, 25 October 2021. Credit: Sipa US / Alamy Stock Photo.

Analysis: Bolsonaro election loss could cut Brazilian Amazon deforestation by 89%

A loss for Jair Bolsonaro in the upcoming Brazilian presidential election could lead to Amazon deforestation in his nation falling by 89% over the ne... Read More

International policy | Sep 23. 2022.
Narendra Modi at COP26. Credit: Colin Fisher / Alamy Stock Photo.

Q&A: What does India’s updated Paris Agreement pledge mean for climate change?

India's government has, following a long delay, finally submitted an updated climate pledge under the terms of the Paris Agreement. The new four-p... Read More

International policy | Sep 14. 2022.
Flooding at the Bagmati river in India, a branch of the Ganges, due to heavy monsoon rains and melting of Himalaya glaciers.

Climate change will make it harder for world’s poorest to migrate, study says

Climate change will make it harder for the world’s poorest people to migrate – leaving them “extremely vulnerable” to continued impacts and i... Read More

People | Jul 25. 2022.

COP15: Key outcomes for nature loss and climate change from UN talks in Nairobi

With time running out for a “Paris-style” deal to reverse nature loss this decade, the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) convened anoth... Read More

UN climate talks | Jun 29. 2022.
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