Paying for ‘loss and damage’


Boats sit near homes in the Sundarbans, the world’s largest mangrove forest, near the Maitree Super Thermal Power Project in Rampal, Bangladesh recently. – AP

WE now stand disabused of the notion that climate change is a distant way off.

The endless headlines spotlighting natural disasters in recent months have underscored how this is a here-and-now crisis with massive ramifications for humankind. And few countries will be spared.

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