After risking their lives on dangerous journeys, more than 50,000 migrants are known to have died worldwide since 2014, the UN migration agency, IOM, said on Wednesday.
While carbon taxes can disproportionately hurt the poor, governments can plough back some of this revenue to mitigate inequities, while incentivising low-carbon technological alternatives.
Developing nations won creation of a "loss and damage" fund for climate disasters.
In First Talks, Countries Should Address Human Rights Impacts
Consumers get the chance to buy leftover meals, expiring or misshapen food at discount prices, and aim to encourage consumers to effect policy change in their communities
The climate summit just concluding in Egypt ran hard into one of the world’s greatest structural problems: most of the money is in the Global North, but most of the need is in the Global South.
‘Loss and damage’ refers to the economic and physical costs that developing countries are facing because of climate change.
Climate change reductionism – assuming the causes and the redress for those suffering the worst impacts of extreme weather lies with climate change alone – undermines the rights of religiously marginalised persons, but broadening whose rights are being advocated for in climate change can offer redress.
EU wants emerging economies to contribute to a proposed new fund
High-emitters like US should take on greatest responsibility to tackle emissions and help — without being stalled by dialogue — finance nations most vulnerable to climate change.