Just hours before the start of the high stakes conference, Philippine president Ferdinand Marcos, Jr called off his trip to Dubai, in order to focus on a hostage situation of Filipino seafarers in the Red Sea.
Climate change is expected to displace tens of millions of people by mid-century, especially in the Global South. By enhancing international cooperation, we could improve the lives and livelihoods of the displaced and develop sustainable solutions that enable affected communities to rebuild.
Sameh Shoukry dan
Amy E. Pope
Many campaigners on international financial institutions know from monitoring the multilateral lender's operations that it lacks a "climate culture", as it imposes loans and conditionalities to Global South countries.
Dorothy Grace Guerrero
Rich nations need to shift investments into renewables instead, they say. The civic space for demonstrations at this year's climate summit, held in Egypt, is more restricted than the Scotland event last year.