Climate change help for the poor ‘has not materialised’ November 26, 2009Posted by honestclimate in Discussions.
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Climate change help for the poor ‘has not materialised’
BBC News, November 25, 2009
Large sums promised to developing countries to help them tackle climate change cannot be accounted for, a BBC investigation has found.
Rich countries pledged $410m (£247m) a year in a 2001 declaration – but it is now unclear whether the money was paid.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has accused industrialised countries of failing to keep their promise.
The EU says the money was paid out in bilateral deals, but admits it cannot provide data to prove it.
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