The Cruel Irony Of Climate Debt

Not only does climate change have a more significant impact on the economies of lower-income countries, these also have to pay more for adaptation, recovery and redevelopment loans, leading them into the climate debt trap. With the added “cruel irony” that those less responsible for climate change are being made to pay a larger share of the price.

https://www.preventionweb.net/files/61119_credeconomiclosses.pdf

Low income countries suffer the most

UN report

Higher borrowing costs bring more debt

https://imperialcollegelondon.app.box.com/s/4q730haovdfcepkq1s2u5d6cf1cc85kr

More than “just a moral question”

Euro-Mediterranean Center on #ClimateChange: integrated, multi-disciplinary and frontier research on climate science and policy.

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