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Does Canada need a climate czar?

“There's all sorts of reasons why it's challenging for governments to deliver on commitments, so that's the person who ultimately is cracking the whip, saying we've got to get this done faster," says former federal environment and climate change minister Catherine McKenna.

Countries pour money into new loss and damage fund in a stunning achievement for the first day of UN climate conference

With the leadup to COP28 marked by scandal after scandal and geopolitical tensions pitting the Global North and South against each other, establishing a loss and damage fund and pouring hundreds of millions into it on the first day of the UN climate conference is an unprecedented achievement, advocates say.