Fearing liability, U.S. resists U.N. fund for climate damages

By Jean Chemnick | 11/19/2021 07:20 AM EST

Prisoners at Ayutthaya prison are pictured wading in chest-deep floodwater to board a bus during an evacuation in central Thailand. The United States rejected efforts at global climate talks last week to create a fund for unstoppable disasters from global warming. | AP Photo