Data shows countries provided $89.6bn in 2021, but funding for adaptation declined.
After the UK cut short a £52m climate adaptation scheme in Malawi, vulnerable communities saw their livelihoods destroyed by Cyclone Freddy
Developing and developed countries are wrangling over whether finance should be included in an adaptation framework to be approved at Cop28
Brazil’s transport ministry plans to bid for money from the Amazon Fund to pave the world’s “most sustainable highway”
Dimming the sun could “complement” emissions cuts, says panel of leaders, while acknowledging concerns about the risks
Argentina’s southern city of Sierra Grande started public hearings for a shipping terminal to export from Vaca Muerta, the world’s second largest shale gas reserve
Despite Beijing’s sponge city project, the capital was overwhelmed by recent floods with dozens dying and a new “sponge airport” shut down
Economic models have ignored tipping points, rainfall changes and indoor work, leading them to under-estimate climate change’s economic damage
A dozen countries want to officially debate for the first time in history the possibility to halt deep-sea mining, but have faced opposition from China and the island-nation of Nauru.
As Morocco faces increasingly extreme temperatures, indigenous communities in the country’s southeast suffer the brunt of the climate crisis
In fraught nations, developing countries wanted to focus on specific targets, while developed nations only wanted to talk about structure
With climate devastation growing, we can’t keep sidelining climate adaptation at governments’ climate talks
Information about projects to help adapt to climate change is scattered, hard-to-find and incomplete, making keeping track of them impossible
Joe Biden urged leaders of major emitting economies to step up efforts to roll out zero-emission vehicles, cut methane emissions and deploy carbon capture technologies
Elon Musk is charging for automated tweets, making it harder for authorities to warn of extreme weather events
While the Saudis pushed carbon capture and storage technology, Europeans fought for wind and solar to be talked up in the report.
Being recognised as partiuclarly vulnerable can help countries access climate finance and plan adaptation strategies
As citizens, we must educate and inspire our peers to act on climate change through positive and empowering campaigns
Scientists say funding needs to increase ‘many-fold’ in order to reach climate goals and protect communities disproportionately affected by global warming
Energy security fears prompted Beijing to rapidly accelerate coal power plans last year, raising concerns about the country’s impact on greenhouse gas emissions