Fund holdup.

Wealthy countries have missed the deadline for naming board members to oversee the fledgling global loss and damage fund, which was created after years of lobbying by poorer nations, Devex reports.

It is unfortunate that bureaucracy, not a lack of contributions, is holding up funds to countries devastated by climate impacts. To quote a delegate from the article, this is "problematic."

Amena H. Saiyid

Washington D.C. Correspondent