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Badly injured developing nations promised palliative care at COP27

At COP27, oil and gas lobbyists triumphed, while badly injured developing nations were condemned to die with the promise of palliative care. 

  • David Shearman
  • Pearls and Irritations

COP 27 was an “unmitigated” disaster indicating that international cooperation is incapable of stopping climate change.

However the environmental degradation caused by our own actions in Australia can be addressed and we must act now.

Yes, financial help for developing nations suffering from climate change was agreed at COP27 but we should be aware that in 2009 developed countries agreed to contribute $100bn a year in reparation finance to poorer countries by 2020.

The target has not been met.

During the thirty years of the…

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