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Who will pay for climate damages – and HOW?

Who will pay for climate damages - and HOW?

The people and industries of the world’s richest countries have done the most to heat the planet. But they’re terrified of being held liable for extreme weather they’ve made more violent. Meanwhile, the poorest can’t afford to pay for the consequences of other people’s pollution. So should the rich world …

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Biden Pledges to Pay Reparations For Climate Change

Biden Pledges to Pay Reparations For Climate Change

President Joe Biden has committed to paying reparations for the effects of climate change. The World Cup faces controversy over its host, Qatar. Elon Musk makes ending exploitation of minors on Twitter a priority. Watch this episode of America Uncovered for that and more of this week’s headlines. Elon Musk …

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The fight over who should pay for climate change

The fight over who should pay for climate change

Since industrialization began, developed countries have contributed the vast majority of the world’s carbon emissions and got rich in the process. Poorer countries, on the other hand, have contributed little to the climate crisis, but are set to feel the worst effects. Many of those developing nations want help — …

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Climate Change's Controversial Policy: Loss & Damage

Climate Change's Controversial Policy: Loss & Damage

There’s a climate change policy that governments have been debating for decades. The USA recently even tried (and failed) to have the words removed from the latest IPCC report (AR6 WGII). This policy is: “Loss & Damage”. Also called “Climate Reparations”, Loss & Damage is a way of seeking climate …

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