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Vulnerable states call climate loss and damage deal ‘bare minimum’

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Reuters

By Simon Jessop and Valerie Volcovici GLASGOW (Reuters) – After a three-decade struggle, some of the world’s most climate-harmed countries are inching closer to securing more help for the devastation caused by global warming. The first call to address loss and damage caused by climate change came in 1991, when small island nations first pushed to create a mechanism to compensate vulnerable countries for destruction caused by climate impacts such as rising sea levels and supercharged wildfires. Rich nations resisted acknowledging financial liability for their years of emissions that drove clima…

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