March 24

IPPC Report Highlights Rich Nations’ Failure to Help Developing World Adapt to Climate Change

By Matteo Civillini

Vulnerable communities disproportionately affected by global warming are being given ‘insufficient’ funds to help adapt to extreme climate impacts, the latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) says.

“Current global financial flows for adaptation are insufficient for, and constrain implementation of, adaptation options, especially in developing countries”, the scientists report says.

Photo courtesy of Theresa Carpenter.

Source: Climate Home News (link opens in a new window)

Environment, Impact Assessment
climate change, climate finance, failure, impact measurement