Mr. HuqAt 69, the woman sat beside a can. Irn-bru ScottishHe holds soda in his hands, under an enormous inflated globe that he has placed in the large auditorium here called The Action ZoneThis week, one day. A steady flow of people visited to talk and consult. AtThe puppet is 10ft tall and named at one point Little AmalHe walked through the space, and reached which Mr. HuqSeemed oblivious. This is what he likes to do at every summit — plant himself in one spot and have people pay him a visit, he said. HeEach one has been reached since the initial climate change agreement was negotiated. RioIn 1992.
LossThe first countries to championed the concept of damage were those in the Pacific OceanThen, a growing number of countries in the developing world were open to it. AllThe real loss and damage continued to increase. StormsCrops were washed away. DroughtsTurned farmland into desert. ScientistsThe ability to pinpoint the influence of the warming planet on extreme weather conditions has been improved.
AsIn 2013, negotiators met in the Climate Summit in New York. Warsaw, Super Typhoon HaiyanMore than 6000 people were killed and homes destroyed. Southeast Asia.
LossIn 2015, damage to the property was recognized. ParisAgreement, an agreement between nations to work together to reduce global warming. United StatesIncluded specific language excluding the possibility of liability or compensation.
The United NationsCommissioned reports. To help countries understand the various irreparable damages they were experiencing, a glossary was created.
At the MadridClimate summit 2019: An agreement to establish a program of technical assistance. SoSo far, it consists of only a website and no funding or staff. Yamide DagnetFollower of climate negotiations at the World Resources Institute, called that “insufficient.”
A few months later, Mr. Huq’s country was pummeled by Cyclone Amphan. The country’s early warning system succeeded in getting millions of people out of harm’s way. ButOne year later Mr. HuqResearchers from the International CenterFor Climate Change & DevelopmentHe discovered that many people have migrated from the United States to work at the center. DhakaTheir homes were destroyed by the hurricane. “This is loss and damage to the livelihoods of the people,” he said.
Source: NY Times