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Loss & damage will take Centre stage in COP 27, says Bhupender Yadav

Last year, the Indian government joined hands with twenty four like-minded developing countries (LMDCs) to push for climate disaster funding from developed nations on the "polluter pays" principle

India's Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

“Loss and damage” is a general term used in the UN climate negotiations to refer to “the consequences of climate change that go beyond what people can adapt to, or when options exist but a community does not have the resources to access them”

Nitin Kumar New Delhi
Loss and damage caused by climate extremes would take the Centre stage on the 27th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 27) scheduled from November 6 to 18  in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, Bhupender Yadav, union cabinet minister of Environment, Forest and Climate said on Tuesday. 

“Loss and damage initiative will take the centre stage in the upcoming COP. The countries which do not have any role in climate change are the worst affected ones,” the minister said during  a Clean and Green Globe conference organised by FICCI LEADS

Last year, the Indian government joined hands with twenty four

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First Published: Sep 20 2022 | 11:01 PM IST

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