People navigate through a flooded road caused by heavy monsoon rains, in Pakistan. Photo: AP/File
People navigate through a flooded road caused by heavy monsoon rains, in Pakistan. Photo: AP/File

Developing Asia’s climate-financing ‘have-nots’ plead for long-term solutions but get stuck with quick fixes

  • Most funding from developed nations goes to mitigation, but vulnerable countries like Pakistan want money for long-term adaptation to climatic effects
  • One negotiator said mitigation projects were popular with donors because of their instant impact, while adaptation projects were less tangible

People navigate through a flooded road caused by heavy monsoon rains, in Pakistan. Photo: AP/File
People navigate through a flooded road caused by heavy monsoon rains, in Pakistan. Photo: AP/File
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