‘Loss and Damage’ Now at COP27 Agenda, why is it such a big deal for Solomon Islands

Leaders at COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt

Powerful cyclones and other weather extreme events are striking every corner of the Pacific Region increasing economic and human toll that countries could not adequately adapt and prepare.

At COP27, expect to hear lots about loss and damage, and why reparations are such a big deal for the Solomon Islands?

The Solomon Islands Delegation to the United Nations climate change conference or CCOP27 currently underway in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt is rallying for a climate-related loss and damage funding mechanism or finance facility.

At the opening of the climate talks on 7 November 2022, leaders have formally adopted ‘Loss and Damage’ in the COP27 agenda.

The full story can be found at SIBC Online, along with other stories from the Solomon Islands and around the Pacific.