Soaring cost of living overshadows climate change talks

South Africa is among many countries which failed to ensure that those most responsible for extreme weather and related damage open talks to pave the way for financial claims at a critical United Nations climate change conference.

The Conference of the Parties (COP27) later this year is an Africa COP and the host country, Egypt, should have the privilege of setting the agenda to forward Africa’s interests when countries descend on Sharm el-Sheikh. 

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Tunicia Phillips
Tunicia Phillips is an investigative, award-winning journalist who has worked in broadcast for 10 years. Her beats span across crime, court politics, mining energy and social justice. She has recently returned to print at the M&G working under the Adamela Trust to specialise in climate change and environmental reporting.

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