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Transparency for Loss and Damage

Nature Climate Change volume 7, pages 687688 (2017) | Download Citation

Loss and Damage (L&D) has been gaining traction since the Paris Agreement took the issue on as a separate article, arguably creating a third pillar of international climate policy. Debate so far has led to vague definitions of the remit of the L&D mechanism; research on actor perspectives may help to propel this discourse forward.

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  1. Reinhard Mechler is at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis and Vienna University of Economics and Business, Schlossplatz 1, 2361 Laxenburg, Austria

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