LOSSES AND DAMAGES FROM CLIMATE CHANGE ARE INCREASING RAPIDLY IN COUNTRIES THAT HAVE CONTRIBUTED THE LEAST TO THE CRISIS – THIS IS FRIGHTENING!

By Hyacinthe Niyitegeka Photo credit: Stella James In late January, I texted a friend in Malawi to see how she was doing. She replied that it was raining heavily at the time and that her phone battery was about to die due to a power outage caused by the rain. Flooding from such heavy rainContinue reading “LOSSES AND DAMAGES FROM CLIMATE CHANGE ARE INCREASING RAPIDLY IN COUNTRIES THAT HAVE CONTRIBUTED THE LEAST TO THE CRISIS – THIS IS FRIGHTENING!”

Warsaw International Mechanism Report

The final draft of the report on the Warsaw International Mechanism is out and this covers the evaluation of the mechanism’s performance. The Loss and Damage Youth Coalition developed this report by building on the research commissioned by Practical Action and conducted by independent researchers from the University College London (UCL). The metrics used areContinue reading “Warsaw International Mechanism Report”

IPCC Says Climate Change Is Rapidly Making the Planet Uninhabitable. What Can Philanthropy Do?  

By Michael Kavate MELIH CEVDET TEKSEN/SHUTTERSTOCK Humanity faces a hellish array of horrors if climate change continues unchecked, according to a new report by the panel of experts convened by the United Nations to inform governments’ climate policies. Sea levels could rise several feet. Fires, floods and famines could force millions of people to fleeContinue reading “IPCC Says Climate Change Is Rapidly Making the Planet Uninhabitable. What Can Philanthropy Do?  “

Over 30 Youth Civil Society Organizations Call on World Leaders to Act on Loss and Damage at COP26

Loss and Damage Youth Coalition (LDYC) Youth organizations from around the world are urging governments to prioritize Loss and Damage (L&D) in the upcoming COP26 negotiations and to redirect global public finance to those countries in the Global South and frontline communities that are disproportionately affected by climate change impacts. October 25, 2021 – “TheContinue reading “Over 30 Youth Civil Society Organizations Call on World Leaders to Act on Loss and Damage at COP26”