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The developing world needs much more than $100 billion to cope with climate change

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Internally displaced people wade through floodwaters to return home after heavy monsoon rains in Dadu district, Sindh province on September 7, 2022. - Record monsoon rains have caused devastating floods across Pakistan since June, killing more than 1,200 people and leaving almost a third of the country under water, affecting the lives of 33 million. (Photo by Aamir QURESHI / AFP) (Photo by AAMIR QURESHI/AFP via Getty Images)
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NPR, November 2023

Developed countries promised poorer nations $100 billion a year in money to help countries deal with global warming — and get off fossil fuels. But that money isn’t nearly enough.

Developing countries are already bearing the brunt of climate change, from storms to floods to droughts. At the U.N. climate conference starting this week in Dubai, NPR’s Julia Simon reports a big question is how to get these countries money and how much.

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