Approaches for Assessing Loss and Damage

  • Krishna Rao Pinninti Email author
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Climate Studies book series (BRIEFSCLIMATE)


Avoidable loss and damage (L and D) through mitigation and adaptation actions is normally related to both short-term aspects of reducing adverse effects, especially disasters. Mitigation reduces the concentration of GHGs and thus contributes to the reduced potential for climate change and takes a few decades to realize the effects. CCA activities, depending on the scope and scale of relevant activities, cater to reduction of potential impacts of climate change.


Gross Domestic Product Disaster Risk Extreme Weather Event Disaster Risk Reduction Slow Onset 
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  1. 1.PrincetonUSA

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