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
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, K33Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: September 17, 2006
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