Loss and damage: When adaptation is not enough

Roberts, Erin, van der Geest, Kees, Warner, Koko and Andrei, Stephanie, (2014). Loss and damage: When adaptation is not enough. Environmental Development, 11 219-227

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    Author Roberts, Erin
    van der Geest, Kees
    Warner, Koko
    Andrei, Stephanie
    Title Loss and damage: When adaptation is not enough
    Appearing in Environmental Development
    Volume 11
    Publication Date 2014-07
    Place of Publication Online
    Publisher Elsevier B.V.
    Start page 219
    End page 227
    Language eng
    Abstract The negative consequences of climate change are an increasingly prominent discussion point in global climate change negotiations. This topic has recently risen to global attention with the establishment of the “Warsaw International Mechanism for Loss and Damage associated with Climate Change Impacts”. Mounting scientific evidence suggests that despite global mitigation and adaptation efforts, residual losses and damages from climate change are inevitable. More information is needed on future climate change impacts and on where the limits of adaptation lie. This will allow the creation of policies that help avoid negative impacts, where possible, and address residual loss and damage when it occurs.
    UNBIS Thesaurus CLIMATE CHANGE
    Keyword Loss and damage
    Work programme on loss and damage
    Copyright Holder Elsevier B.V.
    Copyright Year 2014
    Copyright type All rights reserved
    DOI 10.1016/j.envdev.2014.05.001
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