Climate reparations: What’s behind calls to make big polluters pay for environmental damage?

Published by
Euronews (English)

Calls for climate reparations are growing around the world as countries in the Global South face the worst impacts of the climate emergency. The latest IPCC report on adaptation found that around half of the world’s population was extremely vulnerable to climate change. A vast majority of those three and a half billion people live in the Global South. Many now claim the case for reparations is irrefutable, as those who have contributed least to climate change face its most severe consequences. So what exactly does that mean for the countries these groups and governments are seeking to hold acc…

Read More