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Potential Causes of Action for Climate Change Damages in International Fora: The Law of the Sea Convention


William C. G. Burns


Johns Hopkins University


International Journal of Sustainable Development Law & Policy, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 27-51, 2006

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The article focuses on the potential impacts of climate change on ocean ecosystems and coastal resources and explores the prospects for bringing causes of action under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea. The article also includes a discussion of the potential barriers to such a cause of action.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 25

Keywords: Climate change, United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, UNCLOS, climate change litigation

JEL Classification: K32, K33

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Date posted: September 17, 2006  

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Burns, William C. G., Potential Causes of Action for Climate Change Damages in International Fora: The Law of the Sea Convention. International Journal of Sustainable Development Law & Policy, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 27-51, 2006. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=930438

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