A displaced family takes refuge in a camp after monsoon rains and floods in Sehwan, Pakistan, on September 15. Photo: Reuters
A displaced family takes refuge in a camp after monsoon rains and floods in Sehwan, Pakistan, on September 15. Photo: Reuters
Rizwan Basir
Opinion

Opinion

Rizwan Basir

COP27: Rich nations must take responsibility and pay for the climate damage in poor states

  • As rich nations resort to coal in an energy crisis while resisting calls for climate reparation, poor countries continue to suffer the worst effects of climate change
  • At COP27, a climate loss-and-damage facility must finally be set up to compensate vulnerable states, which must stand together for a louder voice

A displaced family takes refuge in a camp after monsoon rains and floods in Sehwan, Pakistan, on September 15. Photo: Reuters
A displaced family takes refuge in a camp after monsoon rains and floods in Sehwan, Pakistan, on September 15. Photo: Reuters
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