Maryam Shabbir, an environmental expert, is joined by Harjeet Singh, Head of Global Political Strategy at Climate Action Network International to analyze the key outcomes of COP28.
They highlight the historic decision to operationalize the Loss and Damage Fund on the first day while acknowledging certain flaws in the language around the fossil fuel transition. The conversation delves into crucial issues like finance, debt distress, and the Global Goal of Adaptation.
Harjit outlines the challenges developing countries face in transitioning away from fossil fuels and stresses the need for concrete actions. As they set expectations for COP 29, the interview emphasizes turning COP 28 achievements into actionable steps, especially in the realm of climate finance.