Deputy PM urges global action, seeks $100-bn annual climate fund commitment

Deputy Prime Minister Patcharawat Wongsuwan called on all developed nations to contribute to the yearly US$100-billion fund to combat climate change.

Patcharawat made the call in his speech delivered to the 28th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), which kicked off in Dubai on November 30 and will wrap up on Tuesday. The conference is referred to as COP28.

It was earlier speculated that COP28 would agree on a plan to mobilise $100 billion (3.5 trillion baht) every year until 2025 to help developing countries deal with the effects of climate change.

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The Nation Reporter