The Legal Option: Suing the United States in International Forums for Global Warming Emissions
Andrew L. Strauss
Widener University - Widener University School of Law
January 1, 2003
Environmental Law Reporter, Vol. 33, 2003
The recalcitrance of the United States in global warming negotiations leads to the question of whether international litigation can viably contribute to encouraging the United States to meet its global responsibilities regarding climate change. This article surveys and assesses the various potential international forums in which a climate change law suit might be brought against the United States.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 11
Keywords: global warming, environmental law, international law, United States
JEL Classification: K32, K33
Date posted: May 14, 2008
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