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Katowice: 'Loss and damage a red line, needed throughout climate rulebook'

Loss and damage is not an adaptation and needs to be reflected in the whole cycle. In communication, finance, and in the global stock-take, says a negotiator for the Least Developed Countries grouping

Gebru Jember, chair of the Least Developed Countries group for Climate Change
Gebru Jember, chair of the Least Developed Countries group for Climate Change

Loss and damage is a red line that is needed in all parts of the rulebook, says Gebru Jember Endalew, chair of the Least Developed Countries group for Climate Change. Speaking to Nitin Sethi, the diplomat from Ethiopia also explains why his group wants a clear decision on Talanoa Dialogue from the Katowice climate change negotiations. One of the critical things that got stuck in the first week and was passed on to the ministers is differentiation, climate finance and, something I presume which is close to the interest of your group, loss & damage. Could you tell us ...