Loss and damage finance – Literature review

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Date produced: 10/10/2022

The attached paper is a literature review of publications on climate-related loss and damage (L&D).  In particular, the review aims to:

(i)          map out possible options/approaches for financial arrangements on L&D;

(ii)        provide a brief explainer of the different approaches that have been proposed; and

(iii)       provide reference to information on governance arrangements and finance sources where available, with links to the report/article.

Annexure 1 sets out the list of literature reviewed, with access links.  Annexure 2 sets out a tabular summary of that literature in the form requested.

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