‘Profiting from our suffering’: Vulnerable groups challenge big polluters to stop dodging liability

Read the full story at The Energy Mix.

Fossil fuel companies’ responsibility for climate crises was brought to international attention after Super-Typhoon Haiyan devastated the Philippines during COP 19. Eight years later, with COP 26 delegates marking Loss and Damage Day yesterday, world leaders are again convened at a climate summit and balking at loss and damage agendas, while an inquiry into carbon majors’ liability for Haiyan is still forthcoming.

On Monday, Climate Action Network-International issued a call to action for world leaders to “deliver on loss and damage finance now,” while, speakers from front-line communities shared their experiences at the summit.

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