Christian Aid says developed countries are playing a high stakes game at the climate talks in Paris by leaving their finance pledges to the last minute.
Mohamed Adow, Christian Aid’s Senior Climate Advisor, said playing their finance card early would be their best chance of getting the deal they want.
He said: ‘The developed world are playing a high-risk low-reward game. In order to get a deal with a ratchet mechanism and language on phasing out fossil fuels they must not hold back the issue of finance until the last minute. Otherwise they risk not giving countries time to create a deal which includes these elements’