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The Area of Protection “Resources” considers damages in the resource sector. The endpoint is expressed in kilogram ore, i.e. the extra mass of ore extracted in the future. This Area of Protection considers changes and scarcity in the availability and quality of resources.

Environmental mechanisms that are relevant in this Area of Protection are:

Though fossil resource extraction is often included in the Area of Protection "Resources", this is not included in the LC-IMPACT methodology. Fossil resource scarcity is highly correlated with Climate change.