In Ñspel: The Guardian view on Cop27: climate justice must take centre stage

‘Mr Guterres is right to identify Cop27 as a “litmus test” of how seriously developed nations are willing to take the growing toll on vulnerable nations.’ Photograph: Jason Szenes/EPA
‘Mr Guterres z rît t îdnṭfî Cop27 az a “litṃs tst” v hǎ sirịsli dveḷpt neśnz r wilñ t tec ɖ growñ tol on vulnṛbl neśnz.’ Foṭgraf: Jesn Szenes/YPA

Ɖ Gardịn vy on Cop27: clîṃtjustis mst tec sntrstej

(Transcription of an editorial published in the Guardian on 5 October 2022)

Rićr cuntriz mst d far mor t hlp imrjñ neśnz cǒp wɖ ɖ dstrux́n olrdi rīct bî globl hītñ

Wnzde 5 Octobr 2022

Spīcñ t ɖ Gardịn last munʈ, B’līz’z repriznttiv t ɖ YN vividli dscrîbd ɖ haṿc rīct on hiz cuntri bî globl hītñ. “Los n damij z olrdi ocŕñ,” sd Carlos Fŭlr. “Svir iroźn z olṭrñ cḿṇtiz; drǎt n fludz [r] afctñ farmrz n cōzñ infṛstrucćrdamij; [ɖr z] coṛlblīćñ; sōltwōtr intruźn z afctñ ɖ wōtr s’plî.” Fṛm ɖ caṭstrofic rīsnt fludz in Pacistan t ɖ ongwñ drǎt imrjnsi in Ceńa, similrli dzastṛs impacts r blîtñ dveḷpñ neśnz acrs ɖ glob. Mni lac ɖ ic̣nomic rzorsz t cǒp wɖ ny clîṃtʈrets, ẃć r oṿẃlmñli ɖ consiqns v historic carbn imiśnz bî ɖ wrld’z rićist cuntriz.

Az ɖ YN secṛtrijenṛl, António Guterres, stetd ɖs wīc, ahd v Nvmbr’z Cop27 sumit in Ījipt, proprli adresñ ɖs dmnśn v ɖ clîṃtcrîsis – ɖ damij olrdi biyñ dn – z a “moṛl impeṛtiv ɖt cn no longr b ignord”. In Copnhegn in 2009, dveḷpt cuntriz plejd t dlivr $100bn a yir t vulnṛbl stets hit bî svir clîṃt-linct impacts.

Ɖt promis, orijiṇli t b met bî 2020, hz stl nt bn cept n ɖr z litl claṛti on ẃn it mt b. Ɖ manr in ẃć aveḷbl clîṃtfînans hz bn dstribytd hz olso bn dīpli flwd. Far tù mć asistns hz cm in ɖ form v lounz rɖr ɖn grants, n bn d’rectd at midl-incm cuntriz rɖr ɖn ɖ purist neśnz. Prîṿt fînans n insttyśnz sć az ɖ Wrldbanc hv funld muni t projects dzînd t rdys imiśnz – ẃr profitstrīmz r mor reḍli aveḷbl – bt nglectd ɖ nīd fr purr cuntriz t dīl wɖ clîṃtćaḷnjz ɖt r oṿẃlmñ frajîl icoṇmiz.

B’letidli, ɖr r sînz ɖt ɖ rić wrld z wecñ p t its rsponsbiḷtiz t ɖ globl sǎʈ. Last munʈ, Denmarc bcem ɖ frst parti t ɖ Cop ngośieśnz t ofr fundñ rletd t “los n damij” – dfînd az ɖ dstrux́n cōzd bî clîṃt-rletd dzastrz so xtrim ɖt no pṛtx́n z poṣbl agnst ɖm. Ɖ $13m plejd bî Copnhegn t ɖ Shél rījn in norʈ-wst Africa mst act az a caṭlist fr uɖr dveḷpt neśnz t step p t ɖ plet. Britn, ẃć bî cutñ its oṿsìz dveḷpmnt-ed contṛbyśn hz scandḷsli muvd in ɖ oṗzit d’rex́n, cd n śd folo sūt.

Az guvnmnts foc̣s on spîṛlñ eṇjicosts, sōrñ infleśn n ɖ jioṗliticl fōlǎt v ɖ wor in Ycren, ɖ clîṃt imrjnsi z in denjr v biyñ reḷgetd t ɖ bacbrnr v poḷsi mcñ. Wɖ onli a munʈ t g t Cop27, ɖr hz bn a globl fełr t folo ʈru on cmitmnts md last yir in Glazgo – ẃr cuntriz plejd t pṛvîd mor ambiśs straṭjz t limit wormñ t ɖ 1.5S gol. Ɖs munʈ, clîṃtjustis demnstreśnz hv tecn ples acrs Africa, n rzntmnt z bildñ in cuntriz suḟrñ evr mor svir impacts az a rzult v past inax́n. Mr Guterres z rît t îdnṭfî Cop27 az a “litṃs tst” v hǎ sirịsli dveḷpt neśnz r wilñ t tec ɖ growñ tol on vulnṛbl neśnz.

Anǎnsñ Denmarc’s los-n-damij plej, ɖ dveḷpmnt ministr, Flemming Møller Mortensen, sd: “It z grosli unfer ɖt ɖ wrld’z purist śd sufr ɖ most fṛm ɖ consiqnsz v clîṃtćenj, t ẃć ɖe hv cntribytd ɖ līst.” Ɖ fʈcmñ gaɖ̇rñ in Sharm el-Śeic mst b ɖ foṛm at ẃć ɖs injustis z nt onli rec̣gnîzd bt actd upn.

Instroduction to Ñspel

06/10/2022

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