Climate Change Displacement to Refuge
London School of Economics (LSE); BurlesonInstitute.org
University of Oregon Symposium on Climate Change Equity, Journal of Environmental Law and Litigation, 2009
This article analyzes the interaction between international human rights law and climate change law. Part II discusses climate induced migration, human rights law and refugee status. Part III considers the role of the United Nations Security Council in climate-induced insecurity. Part IV concludes that maintaining international peace and security requires timely codification of climate measures that address ecomigration.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 18
Keywords: UNFCCC, Displacement, Refugee, migration, mitigation, adaptation, technology transfer, funding, humanitarian, Copenhagen, natural resources, international peace and Security Council, human rights, ecomigration, Internally Displaced, water United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees UNHCR, Sudan
JEL Classification: D3,D4,D5,D6,D7,D8,D9,E2,F01,H1,H2,H4,H41,H54,H56,H60,H7,H8,I,I1,I3,J1,J7,K,K32,K33,N4,N5,O4,O5,Q4,R5Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: September 10, 2009 ; Last revised: February 8, 2014
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