An evaluation of the legal and institutional context for establishing a mechanism to address and redress loss and damage in the national context of Bangladesh

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An evaluation of the legal and institutional context for establishing a mechanism to address and redress loss and damage in the national context of Bangladesh

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Cover an Evaluation of the legal...

There is now no serious scientific dispute about the cause and consequence of climate change. Although mitigation and adaptation approaches have been agreed upon under the UNFCCC process to deal with the cause and consequences of climate change, because of inadequate efforts the adverse impacts of climate change will with high likelihood cause harm to the lives and livelihoods of millions of people all over the world and inflict large economic losses. As such recently Parties to the UNFCCC agreed to address the need for enhanced understanding of what loss and damage means and how it can be addressed through the establishment of a work programme.

Author
Dr. Abdullah Al Faruque and M. Hafijul Islam Khan
Number of Pages
4
Publication Date
9/2011