Strategic Ambiguity: How Loss and Damage Became a Part of Global Climate Policy

Strategic Ambiguity: How Loss and Damage Became a Part of Global Climate Policy

This guest blog post on the Wilson Center's New Security Beat blog provides a useful overview of how the changing, and increasingly ambiguous, language and definitions used to describe loss and damage in global climate change negotiations ultimately allowed agreement to be reached. The article charts the history of the debate around loss and damage leading upt ot the agreement of the Warsaw International Mechanism and the subsequent Paris Agreement.

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