Women lead climate talks’ toughest topic: reparations


              FILE - Katharine Hayhoe, Canadian atmospheric scientist, poses for a photograph, backdropped by mountains, at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022. Women are controlling negotiations about the thorniest topic in the United Nations climate talks in Egypt. The issue is of reparations for climate disasters and payments from polluting nations to damaged countries. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty, File)
            
              FILE - Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon speaks to members of the media at the finish line of the Running Out Of Time climate relay, which arrived from Glasgow, Scotland, after 40 days through 18 countries to reach the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, at the Park Regency Hotel on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. Women are controlling negotiations about the thorniest topic in the United Nations climate talks in Egypt. The issue is of reparations for climate disasters and payments from polluting nations to damaged countries. (AP Photo/Thomas Hartwell, File)
            
              FILE - Germany's climate envoy Jennifer Morgan second from left, sits with others at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. Women are controlling negotiations about the thorniest topic in the United Nations climate talks in Egypt. The issue is of reparations for climate disasters and payments from polluting nations to damaged countries. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)
            
              FILE - Milagros De Camps, Dominican Republic's deputy minister of environment, speaks during an interview with The Associated Press at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Monday, Nov. 14, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. Women are controlling negotiations about the thorniest topic in the United Nations climate talks in Egypt. The issue is of reparations for climate disasters and payments from polluting nations to damaged countries. (AP Photo/Thomas Hartwell, File)
            
              FILE - Mia Mottley, prime minister of Barbados, speaks at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. Women are controlling negotiations about the thorniest topic in the United Nations climate talks in Egypt. The issue is of reparations for climate disasters and payments from polluting nations to damaged countries. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)
            
              FILE - Germany's climate envoy Jennifer Morgan speaks at the 2022 United Nations climate conference, COP27, in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, South Sinai, Egypt, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022. Women are controlling negotiations about the thorniest topic in the United Nations climate talks in Egypt. The issue is of reparations for climate disasters and payments from polluting nations to damaged countries. (AP Photo/Ruochen Zhang, File)
            
              FILE - Maisa Rojas, minister of environment of Chile, speaks at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. Women are controlling negotiations about the thorniest topic in the United Nations climate talks in Egypt. The issue is of reparations for climate disasters and payments from polluting nations to damaged countries. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)
Women lead climate talks’ toughest topic: reparations