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Rich nations may finally need to talk climate reparations at COP

By Salma El Wardany

20 Oct 2022 · 3 min read

Editor's Note

With COP27 just around the corner, officials are considering which points of discussion should be prioritized on the formal agenda. Bloomberg has the latest.

The contentious issue of forcing rich nations to compensate developing countries for economic losses caused by global warming will likely be, for the first time, on the formal agenda of climate talks, which are taking place in Egypt next month.

"There's a high possibility it will be on the agenda, based on the outcomes of the discussions and deliberations that happened in the past month or so," said ambassador Mohamed Nasr, Egypt's chief climate negotiator.

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