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Who bears the costs of climate damage?

22.03.2021, Climate justice

 “Treat the (climate) crisis as the emergency that it is” – this was the call made at this year’s Adaptation Summit by John Kerry, the new US Administration’s Climate Envoy. But those noble words were followed by scant financial commitments.

Who bears the costs of climate damage?
The South American "Pantanal" is one of the largest inland wetlands in the world. Since the beginning of 2020, it has been facing the most catastrophic fires in its history.
© Lalo de Almeida/Folhapress/Panos
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