Loss and Damage and the 21st Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

22 Pages Posted: 3 Jan 2016 Last revised: 4 Aug 2016

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William C. G. Burns

Institute for Carbon Removal Law & Policy, American University

Date Written: January 2, 2016

Abstract

This paper outlines the history of loss and damage in the context of the United Nations Convention on Climate Change, including incorporation of a loss and damage provision in the new Paris Agreement at COP21. The paper also suggest means of operationalizing the loss and damage provision in the future.

Keywords: Loss and damage, climate change, microinsurance

Suggested Citation

Burns, William C.G., Loss and Damage and the 21st Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (January 2, 2016). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2710086 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2710086

William C.G. Burns (Contact Author)

Institute for Carbon Removal Law & Policy, American University ( email )

Washington, DC
United States

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