Rising Temperatures: Rising Tides
London School of Economics (LSE); Pace Law School
Transboundary environmental problems do not distinguish between political boundaries. Global warming is expected to cause thermal expansion of water and melt glaciers. Both are predicted to lead to a rise in sea level. We must enlarge our paradigms to encompass a global reality and reliance upon global participation.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 17
Keywords: climate change, IPCC, UNFCCC, mitigation, adaptation, technology transfer, funding, natural resources, international peace and Security Council, human rights, water, good governance, public participation, United Nations Climate Negotiations, technology centre, Kyoto Protocol, capacity-building
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, KAccepted Paper Series
Date posted: January 31, 2011 ; Last revised: November 24, 2011
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