The UNFCCC COP28 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates runs until 12 December. Governments, civil society, businesses and financial institutions are continuing to discuss the implementation of the Paris Climate Change Agreement.

It started with a pledge from governments around the world to provide over £300 million for a loss and damage fund. This is designed to help the world’s poorest and most vulnerable deal with the impacts of climate change and has been a sticking point of previous COPs. Host country the UAE and Germany both agreed to give 100m euros to the fund, with other rich countries also giving millions.

The UK has given £60m euros to the fund. Tom Clarke, science and technology editor at Sky News, wrote: “the OECD estimates upwards of $2tr is needed to finance climate mitigation and adaptation in the most vulnerable parts of the world”.

Other progress:

To stay up-to-date on what’s happening in Dubai, follow these links.

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