It is time for top diplomats to start work to move forward on tackling the major unresolved issues at international climate talks in Glasgow, Scotland
Much of that disagreement over which countries they have and which not has arisen because of money.
Leaders focused on grand screens, not on the complicated formulations that are key to technocratic negotiations.
Specifically, various gaps: A trust gap and one prosperity gap.
Rich countries have still not reached an annual $100 billion.
Huq said wealthy polluting nations had abandoned the rest of the world by failing to hit emissions targets that would limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit).
Mr @BarackObama, I was 13 when you promised $100B #ClimateFinance. The US has broken that promise, it will cost lives in Africa. Earth's richest country does not contribute enough to life-saving funds. You want to meet #COP26 youth. We want action. Obama & @POTUS #ShowUsTheMoney pic.twitter.com/40HCsqA5s3
— Vanessa Nakate (@vanessa_vash) November 8, 2021
Historical responsibility for climate change is at the heart of debates over climate justice
History matters because the cumulative amount of CO2 emitted since the industrial revolution 🏭 is closely tied to the 1.2C of warming 📈 that has already occurred
— Carbon Brief (@CarbonBrief) October 5, 2021