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COP25: Developed countries continue to block loss and damage fund

Madrid, 06 December 2019 – As the UN climate conference (COP25) rolls into week two, progress on finance for the ‘loss and damage’ caused by climate change continues to be blocked by developed

COP25: Woman farmer from Malawi speaks out against use of chemical fertilisers

COP25: Woman farmer from Malawi speaks out against use of chemical fertilisers

World leaders land at COP25 as Africa faces climate and food crises

This is ActionAid's press statement on the opening of the COP25 climate negotiations in Madrid in December 2019.
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Over 150 NGOs call on developed countries to stop using bullying tactics to block funding for climate disasters

As world leaders gather for the UN climate summit in Madrid, more than 150 organisations alongside climate activists Naomi Klein and Lidy Nacpil, have written to environment ministers calling for a
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More than 150 NGOs sign open letter calling for loss and damage fund with debt relief 

ActionAid is among 152 organisations, movements and unions, that have signed an open letter calling for a new fund to support survivors of climate disasters in the Global South. Ahead of the UN

US and EU owe more than half the cost of repairing future damage caused by climate disasters

New analysis sets out how much responsibility the wealthy countries behind the climate crisis must take for the devastating impact that rising global temperatures are already having on developing
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US announcement on Israeli settlements ‘dangerous and unlawful’

Ibrahim Ibraigheth, country director of ActionAid Palestine, responds to the announcement by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that the US will no longer consider Israeli settlements in the occupied West
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ActionAid responds to deadly Cyclone Bulbul

ActionAid responds to deadly Cyclone Bulbul, assessing the damage and need in India and Bangladesh
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ActionAid reaction to relocation of COP25 climate negotiations to Madrid, Spain

"The shifting of COP25 from Chile to Madrid with only four weeks’ notice presents real barriers to participation for countries from the global South and civil society."

Cancelling COP in Chile must not delay progress on climate justice

The Chilean government has pulled out of hosting the 25th Conference of the Parties (COP25) climate summit due to continuing protests against rising inequality. This must not delay progress on climate