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First "global stocktake" dominates negotiations at COP28 climate talks

Rich nations have pledged less than 0.2% of the US$400 billion a year that developing countries need for losses and damage.

U.N. climate chief Simon Stiell briefs reporters
U.N. climate chief Simon Stiell briefs reporters (AN/Amira Grotendiek/U.N. Climate Change)

Climate negotiators are focused on taking inventory of where nations stand on cutting carbon pollution or preparing for a warmer world.

The inventory of gaps between what nations are doing and what they are obliged to do to fulfill the 2015 Paris Agreement dominates the week-old talks hosted by the United Arab Emirates in Dubai from Nov. 30 to Dec. 12.

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