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Loss and damage - two words with so much meaning

Published: 25 November 2022
Activists at COP27 holding signs

Read the new blog post written by Hanna Wolf, Division of Environmental Integration at SLU and advisor at Sida’s Helpdesk for Environment and Climate Change. She gives her own reflection on the new agreement signed during COP27 in Sharm El-Sheik, Egypt.

"LOSS and DAMAGE - Two words with so much meaning. For some it means the difference between hope and despair and for others it means facing costs and responsibilities. This year’s UN Climate Change Conference Of the Parties in Sharm El-Sheikh Egypt, COP 27, was the first COP where Loss and Damage were put on the agenda. For some that was a win in itself, for some it meant trouble."

Read the full blog post here