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Loss and Damage in a warmer world: whither gender matters? Gender perspectives on the Loss and Damage debateLoss and Damage in Vulnerable Countries Initiative, 2012Is the gender dimension adequately embedded in the loss and damage agenda?DocumentLoss and Damage in Vulnerable Countries Initiative, 2013Need for adequate national policies and legal frameworks: case study from BangladeshDocumentLoss and Damage in Vulnerable Countries Initiative, 2013This paper argues that the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) need to pay a particular attention to loss and damage and gender equality.DocumentBrookings Institution, 2014Alaska has warmed twice as fast as the global average during the past half-century, and temperatures are projected to rise 1.5-5° F (1-3 ºC) by 2030 and by 5-18° F (3-6.5 ºC) by 2100. Less sea ice covers the Arctic Ocean today than at any time in recent geologic history. At the same time, the land itself is also affected by temperature increases.DocumentLoss and Damage in Vulnerable Countries Initiative, 2013Bangladesh is one of the countries most vulnerable to climate change, but has increasingly developed national capacity to address climate change impacts. Climate‐related hazards are expected to increase in frequency and intensity, however, and as such it is now becoming clear that adaptation will not be sufficient to avoid loss and damage caused by the adverse effects of climate change.DocumentUnited Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security, 2014This working paper highlights loss and damage to ecosystems from climate change. The Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change Fifth Assessment Report (2014) indicates that adaptation options for ecosystems may be more limited than for human systems and consequently loss and damage both to ecosystems, and to ecosystem services, may be expected.DocumentLoss and Damage in Vulnerable Countries Initiative, 2013This paper aims specifically at addressing concerns implicit to loss and damage (L&D) policy as articulated by the most vulnerable countries. The paper aims to clarify the meaning of the policy paradigm of L&D, to warn of possible misinterpretations, and to raise conceptual and practical concerns. It also highlights L&D’s potential importance.Document
Coping measures not enough to avoid loss and damage from drought in the North Bank Region of The Gambia2013Paper examining the impact of the 2011 drought in Gambia, including coping and adaptation measures used and residual loss and damage.Document
Are preventive and coping measures enough to avoid loss and damage from flooding in Udayapur district, Nepal?2013Results from a case study in Nepal on climate change related coping and adaptation strategies, and residual loss and damage mitigation.Document2013Loss and damage is already a significant consequence of inadequate ability to adapt to changes in climate patterns. This paper, published in the International Journal of Global Warming, reports on the first ever multi-country, evidence-based study on loss and damage from the perspective of affected people in least developed and other vulnerable countries.