What comes after the loss and damage fund for responsibility and repair in a climate-disrupted world?

17 January, 2023

Posted by: Njango Njung'e

What comes after the loss and damage fund for responsibility and repair in a climate-disrupted world?

Category : Power Shift in the News | tags: Lawfare

Climate-driven geophysical shifts are driving geopolitical shifts that are putting increasing pressure on international law and global governance.

The recent landmark decision to establish an international “loss and damage” fund offers a glimpse into the challenges and opportunities presented by these ongoing disruptions. 

...While unquestionably a remarkable achievement in light of the decades-long resistance of wealthy nations, it remains a fund without funding and thus “is an empty bucket,” Mohamed Adow, executive director at Power Shift Africa, recently told reporters. “Now we need to fill it so that support can flow to the most impacted people who are suffering right now at the hands of the climate crisis.”

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