After a year of record breaking climate extremes, collective action on mitigation and adaptation is crucial. Tackling the challenges of climate change is a defining feature of this and future decades, meaning action to translate the latest science into meaningful policy is needed. Our Background briefings provide summaries of the latest scientific evidence on climate change mitigation and adaptation, as well as highlighting the implications for policymakers and others seeking to address these challenges.
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Loss and Damage Fund: the need for climate impact metrics
The Loss and Damage Fund is intended to assist nations that are most vulnerable to the effects of climate change. This briefing explores the role for climate science in operationalising the Fund and warns that eligibility criteria must be practical.
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