COP27: how responsible are rich countries for global heating?
By Michel Damian, Professeur honoraire, Université Grenoble Alpes (UGA)
Patrick Criqui, Directeur de recherche émérite au CNRS, Université Grenoble Alpes (UGA)
The United Nation’s 27th annual climate summit, COP27, opened on Monday in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. The event, which should pressure governments into ramping up their decarbonisation pledges, will be the first to put the issue of financial compensation for damages suffered by developing countries at the top of the agenda. What is at stake and who are the movers and shakers of climate finance?
100 billion dollars
Key to understanding this issue is the question of the 100 billion dollars. The…
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- Tuesday, November 8, 2022