The world’s rich countries, including those in the European Union and Australia, say they strongly disagree with a proposal to include financing the impact of weather-caused disasters in Loss and … Continue reading Rich Countries Say They Won’t Pay to Compensate for Weather-caused Damage
PARIS – As the 21st Conference of Parties (COP) begins in Paris, developing countries are ready to “go to battle” and ensure a strong climate agreement comes out in the … Continue reading 5 key COP21 issues Pinoys ought to look out for
The mass grave in Tacloban are lined with white crosses. Survivors who chose to remember their loved ones, even with uncertainty if their bodies were truly found, wrote names on … Continue reading Rich Countries Must Pay for Climate Devastation
Many countries in Asia are extremely vulnerable to climate change. For this reason, the Conference of Parties (COP) 21 which will be happening in December is crucial to the survival … Continue reading Asia Needs Strong Climate Agreement to Survive
There is only one month left before the Conference of Partis (COP) 21 in Paris before countries are expected to come up with a climate agreement that will limit global … Continue reading Why We Need Developed Countries to Commit to Climate Action
There are climate change impacts we can adapt to, and then there are those that are already beyond our capabilities. In climate negotiation language, we call this loss and damage. … Continue reading Should Chevron and Shell pay for Climate Damage?
Whether the world’s vulnerable countries should be compensated for loss and damage from extreme events by rich ones mostly responsible for greenhouse gas-caused climate change has taken center stage as … Continue reading Loss and Damage: Climate Change’s Latest Byword