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Climate change: Five key takeaways from COP27

1: The biggest win on climate since Paris…?

  • Matt McGrath
  • BBC

A new funding arrangement on loss and damage – a pooled fund for countries most affected by climate change – has been hailed as a “historic moment”.

It can be seen as the most important climate advance since the Paris Agreement at COP 2015.

For decades the victims of a changing climate were the ghosts the richer world just couldn’t see.

Money has long been available to cut carbon or help countries adapt to rising temperatures – but there was nothing for those who had lost everything.

“For someone who…

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