Climate change

Denmark breaks ranks on paying for climate damage – POLITICAL

It was not a lot of money, but Denmark’s decision to pay $ 13.3 million to communities struck by climate disasters in places such as Africa’s Sahel region broke a taboo maintained for decades by the world’s richest countries. Until now, wealthy countries have resisted moves to compel them to stump up money to rebuild …

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Spain, Greece, Turkey: Most Brits think holiday hotspots will be ‘too hot’ to visit by 2027

Most Brits think Spain, Greece, and Turkey will be ‘too hot’ to visit by 2027, as climate change drives temperatures up. Every summer, travelers from the drizzly UK flock to Europe for the sunshine. But with the mercury steadily rising year-on-year, this trend could shift, new research suggests. According to a UK survey by InsureandGo …

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We’re likely to overshoot the Paris goals – and we need to start talking about it – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Janos Pasztor is the executive director of the Carnegie Climate Governance Initiative (C2G). At the UN General Assembly, world leaders will likely spare no words in calling for action on climate change. However, few words are as consequential – and unlikely to be uttered – as one: “overshoot.” …

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