Cop27 agrees to historic ‘loss and damage’ fund to compensate developing countries for climate impacts

Fund’s passage hailed as potential turning point that acknowledges the vast inequities of the climate crisis

A historic deal to set up a “loss and damage” fund to pay poorer countries harmed by the impacts of the climate crisis has been agreed to at a UN summit, capping a decades-long fight by climate campaigners and developing nations.

The decision marked a breakthrough at the climate negotiations, where for years developing countries have pressed wealthier nations to provide a form of compensation for the droughts, wildfires, floods and other escalating climate impacts they’ve faced due to the planet-heating emissions that have mostly come from the richest corners of the world.

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@LuluWalcott1

#Global #Environment #COP27 #ClimateCrisis #ClimateChange —> U.N. Climate Summit Agrees to Historic Loss and Damage… https://t.co/d0rj6RPwdQ

Posted on: 2022-11-27 13:57

@DailyMarksmen

After 30 years of deadlock, #UnitedNations #ClimateChange Conference #COP27 agrees a historic 'loss and damage' fun… https://t.co/97rm3AHMYX

Posted on: 2022-11-27 11:10

@philosophylinks

RT @guardian: Cop27 agrees to historic ‘loss and damage’ fund to compensate developing countries for climate impacts https://t.co/dYVN9lOtfr

Posted on: 2022-11-27 00:02

@asialcwilliams

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Posted on: 2022-11-26 02:38

@MesarutF

RT @manopsi: น่าจะเป็นความสำเร็จที่เป็นรูปธรรมอย่างเดียวของ #COP27 คือข้อสรุปที่ประเทศร่ำรวยลงขันตั้ง Loss and Damage Fund เพื่อช่วยเยียวยา…

Posted on: 2022-11-26 01:27

@TrishRay13

RT @guyverhofstadt: We lost a year through Putin’s war, now we lose a year through lack of political will… We can’t afford to lose more ! E…

Posted on: 2022-11-26 00:41

@amorfortheocean

RT @PaulEDawson: This article sums up COP perfectly. Some good progress. A lot of fighting to stay still on previous commitments. Some b…

Posted on: 2022-11-25 22:11

@greengordon

RT @PaulEDawson: This article sums up COP perfectly. Some good progress. A lot of fighting to stay still on previous commitments. Some b…

Posted on: 2022-11-25 21:10

@Ulrikeinmainz

RT @PaulEDawson: This article sums up COP perfectly. Some good progress. A lot of fighting to stay still on previous commitments. Some b…

Posted on: 2022-11-25 20:44

@Robert76907841

RT @PaulEDawson: This article sums up COP perfectly. Some good progress. A lot of fighting to stay still on previous commitments. Some b…

Posted on: 2022-11-25 20:16

@PaulEDawson

This article sums up COP perfectly. Some good progress. A lot of fighting to stay still on previous commitments.… https://t.co/ij0AquXKMQ

Posted on: 2022-11-25 20:11

@BizSustainably

Developing countries celebrated on Sunday morning as crucial climate talks ended with a “historic” deal on their mo… https://t.co/u5UAyNT2Xv

Posted on: 2022-11-25 14:46

@macaradua

@davetasrd #LossAndDamageFund #restoration https://t.co/adnbCoUyBf

Posted on: 2022-11-24 23:37

@EarthAgora

U.N. #Climate Summit Agrees to Historic Loss and Damage Fund But Rejects Calls to Phase Out #FossilFuels… https://t.co/UUtsrPxZmg

Posted on: 2022-11-24 17:47

@MissionShunya

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Posted on: 2022-11-24 05:45

@wrong_frog

Climate summit agrees to 'historic' loss-and-damage fund — but misses warming goals https://t.co/Me5CFmhwfz

Posted on: 2022-11-24 02:17

@wtfiscrackin

Climate summit agrees to ‘historic’ loss-and-damage fund — but misses warming goals https://t.co/x3EC4yPnDq

Posted on: 2022-11-23 21:43

@john_textor

For the science guys: Climate summit agrees to 'historic' loss-and-damage fund — but misses warming goals https://t.co/Fhh6OQ3C3M

Posted on: 2022-11-23 20:04

@TinTincognito

@KurtMajor12 @WhiteHouse Nov 20 EWE: Cop27 - Cop27 agrees historic ‘loss and damage’ fund for climate impact in de… https://t.co/TjQlz91pIF

Posted on: 2022-11-23 19:25

@FiyyazAhmed_06

#CLIMATE_06 #goal_1_5_c Climate summit agrees to 'historic' loss-and-damage fund — but misses warming goals… https://t.co/9yMT8XZSdg

Posted on: 2022-11-23 18:56

@Pur3Science

Climate summit agrees to 'historic' loss-and-damage fund — but misses warming goals #science https://t.co/fv2xzYLlCE

Posted on: 2022-11-23 18:46

@LiveScience

Climate summit agrees to 'historic' loss-and-damage fund — but misses warming goals https://t.co/rFW9kZZfuh

Posted on: 2022-11-23 18:37

@BlociCarbon

..."for poor countries that have done little to cause the climate crisis, but are suffering its worst impacts."… https://t.co/N5PRfXnuC4

Posted on: 2022-11-23 16:32

@Dr_Adanna

Cop27 agrees historic ‘loss and damage’ fund for climate impact in developing countries | Cop27 | The Guardian https://t.co/0PJ3zqMbgR

Posted on: 2022-11-23 08:32

@matshenricson

RT @bolund: Slutdokumentet vid COP27 tar inga nya steg för att minska klimatkrisen. En fond för Loss&Damage är det enda konkreta resultatet…

Posted on: 2022-11-23 08:29

@MarionSaternes

RT @bolund: Slutdokumentet vid COP27 tar inga nya steg för att minska klimatkrisen. En fond för Loss&Damage är det enda konkreta resultatet…

Posted on: 2022-11-22 22:55

@XGargi

RT @UrgentAct: We're pleased to see the loss and damage fund coming out of #COP27, yet even more resources and support are needed for those…

Posted on: 2022-11-22 21:37

@HannahB4LiviMP

RT @WomenForIndy: Delighted to see that #COP27 has agreed to set up a #LossAndDamageFund. V disappointing to see how many countries fought…

Posted on: 2022-11-22 21:23

@StatRui

RT @MQ_CCSEF: A historic deal with shortcomings including commitments to the 1.5C global temperature rise limit which lack progress since C…

Posted on: 2022-11-22 21:13

@ElliotOrizaarwa

RT @UrgentAct: We're pleased to see the loss and damage fund coming out of #COP27, yet even more resources and support are needed for those…

Posted on: 2022-11-22 19:03

@4Sre4

RT @guardian: Cop27 agrees to historic ‘loss and damage’ fund to compensate developing countries for climate impacts https://t.co/dYVN9lOtfr

Posted on: 2022-11-22 18:58

@WogemU

RT @UrgentAct: We're pleased to see the loss and damage fund coming out of #COP27, yet even more resources and support are needed for those…

Posted on: 2022-11-22 17:46

@UrgentAct

We're pleased to see the loss and damage fund coming out of #COP27, yet even more resources and support are needed… https://t.co/X68EM0dmbT

Posted on: 2022-11-22 16:10

@EDFOceans

#COP27 has officially closed, delivering progress on key issues. While we still have a monumental challenge ahead,… https://t.co/xXEUNQpaBa

Posted on: 2022-11-22 15:00

@GermainM03

RT @Guillaume0905Kl: Cop27 agrees historic ‘loss and damage’ fund for climate impact in developing countries @vanessa_vash https://t.co/G5y…

Posted on: 2022-11-22 12:15