Attorney General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum says after three decades of negotiations, loss and damage is finally on the agenda at COP27.
In a tweet, he says the Pacific have fought too hard for too long to accept anything less.
Sayed-Khaiyum says now loss and damage financing must move from a mirage to reality.
The BBC reports that more than 120 world leaders have arrived for COP27 in Egypt.
The UN's climate change summit has opened with a warning that our planet is "sending a distress signal".
This will kick off two weeks of negotiations between countries on climate action.
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