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COP28: Hope for a crucial first agreement on the first day of the climate conference in Dubai

2023-11-30T11:09:22.058Z

Highlights: COP28: Hope for a crucial first agreement on the first day of the climate conference in Dubai. To everyone's surprise, the COP presidency is trying to get a decision very quickly on one of the most contentious issues. The question of the financial compensation that could be paid to poor countries already suffering from the consequences of global warming. For example, regardless of how emissions develop, most of the Maldives will already be gone by 2050. And... This article is for subscribers only. You still have 84% to discover.


To everyone's surprise, the COP presidency is trying to get a decision very quickly on one of the most contentious issues, the compensation of the countries most vulnerable to climate disasters for the losses they have already suffered.


From the first day of the opening of COP28, the 28th international climate conference in Dubai, a rumour stirred up NGOs and thousands of participants gathered there: the presidency of the conference organized by the United Arab Emirates would like to start with good news, pushing for a quick vote on the first day on one of the thorniest issues of the conference, the question of the financial compensation that could be paid to poor countries already suffering from the consequences of global warming.

Climate negotiations typically focus on two issues: how to mitigate global warming (by reducing greenhouse gas emissions) and how to adapt to its already very real impacts, such as rising sea levels or repeated droughts. But its consequences can sometimes no longer be avoided: for example, regardless of how emissions develop, most of the Maldives will already be gone by 2050. And...

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