Emerging Law Addressing Climate Change and Water
London School of Economics (LSE); BurlesonInstitute.org
Houston Law Center, Environmental and Energy Law and Policy Journal, Vol. 5, 2010, Symposium
The World Economic Forum recognizes that while restrictions on energy affect water systems and vise versa, energy and water policy are rarely coordinated. The International Panel on Climate Change predicts that wet places will become wetter and dry places will become dryer. Transboundary water, energy and climate coordination can occur through international consensus building.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 19
Keywords: United Nations, Public Participation, Environmental Impact Assessments, desalination, Århus Convention, hydropower, agriculture, population, indigenous, rainwater harvesting, energy, water law, storage, Millennium Development Goals, sustainable development, biofuel, water demand management, UN
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Date posted: April 19, 2010 ; Last revised: January 20, 2012
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