Bloomberg Law
Free Newsletter Sign Up
Login
BROWSE
Bloomberg Law
Welcome
Login
Advanced Search Go
Free Newsletter Sign Up

COP27 Latest: Kerry Says Republican Victory Will End Climate Aid

Nov. 8, 2022, 4:35 PM

John Kerry, the US climate envoy and Democratic Party stalwart, said a Republican win in today’s midterm election would cut the flow of climate finance to poorer countries.

Speaking at a panel discussion on climate adaptation, Kerry delivered a stark warning about the potential for the US to deliver billions in its share of international climate finance. “If what I think will happen in today’s elections happens and the House is gone, you’re not going to see that money,” he said.

Even under former President Donald Trump, who pulled the US from the Paris Agreement, the country still doled out ...