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    Gender dimensions of vulnerability to climate change in China

    UN Women, 2016
    China is vulnerable to the adverse impacts of climate change in various ways, including through disasters such as floods, droughts and typhoons, and is therefore a key player in the global efforts to mitigate climate change.
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    “Loss and Damage” and “Liability and Compensation” – What’s the Difference and Why Does It Matter?

    Wilson Center, 2016
    An article on the Wilson Center's New Security Beat blog that examines how the langauge used to describe loss and damage resulting from climate change shifted away from talking about liability and compensation towards a definition that was more about risk and uncertainty.
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    Chronology - Loss and Damage

    United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, 2016
    Official UNFCCC chronology detailing the process and negotiations leading up to the creation of the Warsaw International Mechanism on loss and damage and the subsequent inclusion of loss and damage in Article 8 of the Paris Agreement. The chronology goes back as far as 2011.
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    Strategic Ambiguity: How Loss and Damage Became a Part of Global Climate Policy

    Wilson Center, 2016
    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.
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    Mobile applications for weather and climate information: their use and potential for smallholder farmers

    Climate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2016
    Mobile phones are increasingly being used to provide smallholder farmers with agricultural and related information. There is currently great interest in their scope to communicate climate and weather information. Farmers consistently identify demand for weather information and whilst ICTs may be one way of delivering this at scale there are concerns that this should not be seen as a panacea.
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    Loss and damage: some key issues and considerations for SIDS expert meeting

    Third World Network, 2016
    The series of expert meetings under the UNFCCC on a range of approaches to address loss and damage associated with the adverse effects of climate change, including impacts related to extreme weather events and slow onset events, is a significant element of the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI) work programme on loss and damage.
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    Framing climate change loss and damage in UNFCCC negotiations

    Global Environmental Politics, 2016
    How does an idea emerge and gain traction in the international arena when its under-pinning principles are contested by power ful players?
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    Global Environmental Politics

    Global Environmental Politics examines the relationships between global political forces and environmental change, with particular attention given to the implications of local-global interactions f
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    Making a killing: who pays the real costs of Big Oil, Coal and Gas?

    Heinrich Böll Foundation - European Union, 2016
    The single biggest cause of climate change is burning fossil fuels. The Carbon Majors - who include big coal, oil and gas - have extracted fossil fuels responsible for roughly two thirds of climate change pollution.
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    Carbon metrics: global abstractions and ecological epistemicide

    Heinrich Böll Foundation - European Union, 2016
    Usually climate negotiations are publicly pilloried for creating confusion around the problem and delaying action. But the time has also come to inquire into their unintended effects on our thinking.

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