Poor nations want us to pay for extreme weather

Posted by on Saturday, September 12, 2015

Nations around the world that are poor are calling on richer countries to pay for reparations and to relocate populations when extreme weather slams their countries.

These nations claim that extreme weather-related disasters are due to climate change from emission-polluting countries in wealthier economies.

Nations are asking for more than an already agreed upon $100 billion per year for climate change mitigation measures.
They want additional compensation for weather-related disasters as well as a "displacement coordination facility" for refugees. And they want all this to be legally binding as part of the larger anticipated Paris accord.

The severe weather in some countries are seeking refuge in safer terrains outside their borders.

Some environmental groups have gone so far as to require polluting companies in the private sector companies to also pay for extreme weather-related damages.

The Team

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