Are corruption and global warming two sides of the same coin?
The international community has to reflect on whether, as a condition of supporting the newly created ‘climate funds’ proposed at COP27, donor and recipient governments should be required to become members of the new International Anti-Corruption Court.
Demonstrators march in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, on Nov. 11. COP27 concluded that vast increases in financial support are needed both to cover the costs of ‘loss and damage’ poorer countries have incurred as a result of warming, as well as the costs of converting their economies to clean technologies. Photograph by Oliver Kornblihtt/Mídia NINJA