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OPINION: Will COP27 Still Be Conducting Fire Drills as the World Burns? – Thomson Reuters Foundation

 February 23, 2022 • 1 minute read

Climate impacts are hitting people now, and help to adapt and pay for losses can’t wait.

By Asif Saleh | Executive Director, BRAC Bangladesh

This article originally appeared in Thomson Reuters Foundation News on February 23, 2022. Read it here.

It has been 100 days since COP26 in Glasgow and temperatures continue to peakfires decimate crops, wildlife and forests, and flooding washes away lives and livelihoods.

COP26 was a vitally important global gathering in the fight against climate change, but shocking in its lack of attention to current climate change impacts around the world.

As we head towards COP27 in November, it’s time to plan a very different conference – one that pays attention to what is already happening.

Also Read: COP26: Building Climate Resilience Will Require a Focus on Those Furthest Behind (IPS News)

Also Read: OPINION: Why Global South Leadership on Climate Change Adaptation Matters – Thomson Reuters Foundation

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