"The creation of a Loss and Damage Fund (although with no actual funding in it yet) may provide some needed relief to impacted countries. But it does not address the cause, an economic system dependent on fossil fuel combustion and driven by an infinite-economic-growth mindset and institutions", writes Mike Sandler.
"COP this year was a plea from young people, indigenous communities, frontline communities to our decision-makers to pay up, to keep it at 1.5C and to give a damn about our lands and futures."
18-year old Pakistani Feasta delegate to the COP-27, Hania Imran, made a presentation on October 21 on the situation in Pakistan with the floods at present. This was followed by a short description by Caroline Whyte of a new paper on fossil fuel phase-out.