Resource for Theme 'Crosscutting Issues'
Tackling the Limits to Adaptation: An International Framework to Address ‘Loss And Damage’ from Climate Change Impacts
admin | 2013-03-20 19:13
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Date of publication: 2013-03-20
Associated Organization: CARE, WWF
Themes: Crosscutting Issues
Almost daily reminders by the scientific community of the impendingdangers posed by climate change have yet to penetrate the consciousness of our political leaders. Despite the fact that climate impacts are now unfolding much faster than previously modelled, governments are failing to act with sufficient mitigation ambition.The current and future scale of climate change implies serious loss anddamage, especially to the lives and livelihoods of those who are poor, most vulnerable and least to blame. Thus we urgently need a means to respond.