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    The UN Loss and Damage Fund Transitional Committee Must Deliver for Climate Vulnerable Countries

    At COP27 last year, nations reached a historic agreement to establish a Loss and Damage Fund to help address extreme climate impacts in low-income climate vulnerable countries. A Transitional Committee was created to help flesh out the details of operationalizing the Fund and bring clear recommendations for adoption at COP28 in Dubai later this year. The first meeting of the Transitional Committee just got underway today in Luxor, Egypt, and will go through March 29. Expectations are high that the committee will work in an inclusive and efficient way so that the L&D Fund can soon start to deliver for communities on the frontlines of the climate crisis. The needs are urgent, as the latest IPCC report underscores.

    Ahead of the meeting, a list of members of the committee was announced, showing representation from across the world. Appropriately, the committee includes 14…

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