November 10, 2021

At COP26, Indigenous leaders welcome funding but demand more of a say

Author: Paula Dupraz-Dobias

After a $1.7 billion pledge to help protect their emissions-absorbing forests, Indigenous leaders at COP26 feel their pleas are starting to be heard, but some still see it as too little and worry it won't end up where it’s needed if they continue to be kept out of the decision-making.
A majority of the new funding announced last week at the UN climate conference in the Scottish city of Glasgow is to come from the United States, the UK, Germany, Norway, and the Netherlands, while philanthropic fo