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Loss and damage

We have 10 items tagged with ‘Loss and damage’.
  • A person standing looking at steep hillsides with terraced fields.

    Loss and damage in Rwanda: a young climate activist reports

    On 9 September 2020, IIED and ICCCAD are hosting a webinar on climate-related loss and damage in the least developed countries. Ineza Umuhoza Grace reports on how climate change is impacting Rwanda

    3 September 2020 | Blog | Climate change
  • Stilt houses tower above water.

    Loss and damage – research, policy and lived experience in least developed countries

    On Tuesday, 8 September, IIED and ICCCAD hosted a webinar featuring least developed countries' national experts sharing their research and lived experience of loss and damage. The discussion aimed to ensure that loss and damage remains a priority issue in the lead up to COP26

    14 August 2020 | Event | Climate change
  • Three people gather to discuss a document one of them is holding in his hand

    Climate action: let’s be bold in Bonn

    As the UN climate change conference kicks off in Bonn on Monday (17 June), Subhi Barakat calls for negotiators to be bolder and braver with an emphasis on action

    14 June 2019 | Blog | Climate change
  • A father and son record measurements from a rain gauge on their farm in Western Uganda. Changes in rainfall patterns could significantly impact rural populations (Photo: J. Recha/CCAFS, Creative Commons via Flickr)

    Q&A: We need long term actions on climate change

    In the first of our interviews with representatives from the Least Developed Country Group ahead of the UN climate talks in Paris (COP21), Tracy Kajumba shares some of the challenges created by climate change in Uganda

    24 November 2015 | Article | Climate change
  • Saleemul Huq is interviewed as part of the Road to Paris video series (Image: IIED)

    Road to Paris video series: the Least Developed Countries' perspective (episode 4)

    Hear from a series of experts as they provide an insight into the perspectives of the Least Developed Countries on key aspects of the UNFCCC process ahead of the UN climate talks in Paris in December 2015

    6 November 2015 | Article | Climate change
  • Informal settlements such as this one in Durban, South Africa, are adversely affected by climate-related impacts (Photo: David Dodman)

    Climate-related 'loss and damage' in cities: exploring a new urban frontier

    Highlighting and assessing the urban impacts of climate change can help cities find a more consistent, multi-level approach to climate adaptation

    23 October 2014 | Blog | Climate change
  • Typhoon Haiyan approaching the Philippines on 7 November 2013. Credit: NASA

    Typhoon Haiyan shows why COP19 must deliver on loss and damage

    Even the best of efforts to adapt to climate change may not be enough to prevent loss and damage, and that's why the UN climate talks need to agree a mechanism to handle this new issue, says Saleemul Huq.

    13 November 2013 | Blog | Climate change
  • A house with many rooms: Addressing loss and damage from climate change

    At the climate change negotiations, rich nations should not let their fear of liability delay on action on loss of damage.

    4 September 2013 | Blog | Climate change
  • Climate protestors in Doha. Photo: adopt a negotiator

    COP18 Q&A: outcomes of the Doha climate talks

    What are the major outcomes from the climate talks and what does it all mean for developing countries most vulnerable to the effects of climate change? We spoke with Saleemul Huq, senior fellow with IIED's Climate Change research group, for his analysis.

    12 December 2012 | Article | Climate change
  • COP18 Q&A: Latest from the Doha climate change conference

    What is happening at the climate negotiations in Doha and what might the developments mean for countries most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change? We spoke with Saleemul Huq, senior fellow with IIED's Climate Change research group, for his analysis on recent developments.

    6 December 2012 | Article | Climate change
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