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Explainer: Dealing with the ‘loss and damage’ caused by climate change

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Scaling down our emissions and building resilience against climate change can only take us so far. Some negative impacts and damages are now unavoidable. The inevitable consequences of human-caused climate change have collectively come to be known as “loss and damage”

May 9, 2017 — First emerging decades ago as a relatively obscure plea by small island states, loss and damage has now gained recognition as the third pillar of international climate policy, after Continue reading Explainer: Dealing with the ‘loss and damage’ caused by climate change