Is it time for a Climate Damages Tax?

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COP24 hammered home the fact that time is running out, argues Gareth Redmond-King - is it time to think more seriously about workable loss and damage policies?

So this is Christmas. And what have we done? Another COP over. But a whole lot still to do… There were two things palpably in the air at the climate COP in Katowice last week. One was the all-pervasive...

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