For as long as she can remember, Déborah has been interested in helping others. When the Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance started working with her community Déborah joined the first aid brigade. “I have always wanted to help the sick, those who have a hard time”.
The evidence is clear: climate finance is not going to the most climate-vulnerable countries and populations. The majority of the most climate-vulnerable countries received less than $20 per person per year in climate change adaptation financing from 2010–2017.
By any measure, 2020 has been a shocker for humanity. In this blog Practical Action’s Colin McQuistan reflects on the challenges we’ve faced, and those we need to gear up to tackle as we approach the 5th anniversary of the Paris Agreement.