Stocktake of the international and national political discourse on L&D; and of L&D channels that directly and/or indirectly affect Austria.

Review existing concepts and methods and developing novel risk metrics to inform policy on L&D.

Define and assess the role of transformational Climate Risk Management (CRM) in contrast to incremental risk management, to tackle L&D in Austria and beyond.

Consult Austrian stakeholders to identify concerns regarding intolerable L&D beyond adaptation; and to define and exemplify transformational CRM.

Evaluate the applicability of lessons learned from Austrian and additional international case studies to inform international climate L&D research and policy debate more broadly.