Comment: Natural disasters are set to become more common in a warming world, and politicians should take note says the IIED’s Saleemul Huq
Loss and damage mechanism was a victory for developing countries, but its success will depend on work done in months ahead experts tell RTCC
Saleemul Huq from the IIED explains why climate compensation is important for developing countries
Delegation accused of wearing t-shirts and “gorging on snacks” during critical UN talks
Kremlin statement also indicates support for USA’s ‘bottom up’ approach to emission reduction pledges
Whether or not rich countries should pay compensation to most vulnerable states expected to prove controversial at UN climate talks
The issue of climate compensation at UN talks is like a house with many rooms writes Saleemul Huq – but few rich countries want to explore inside
Pacific Island states agree to redouble efforts to secure agreement for a loss and damage scheme at UN climate talks
Controversial compensation mechanism could be vital as devastating effects of climate related weather events become clear
Hurricane Sandy costliest single event but non-economic losses from agriculture could be felt long into 2013
Will the costs of compensating climate vulnerable nations be borne by the developed world, or should polluters in the Global South pay their share?
Magnus Benzie of the Stockholm Environment Institute explains why the survival of a loss and damage mechanism in Doha signals politicians are prepared to open the debate beyond adaptation.
Environmental Justice Foundation’s Steve Trent argues compensation mechanism proposed at UN climate talks will not go far enough
COP18: Why have proposals to compensate vulnerable regions for climate-induced disasters suddenly become a make or break issue at the UN negotiations in Doha?