William C. G. Burns

Institute for Carbon Removal Law & Policy, American University

Co-Director

Washington, DC

United States

http://https://www.american.edu/sis/centers/carbon-removal/

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Scholarly Papers (27)

1.

Climate Geoengineering: Solar Radiation Management and its Implications for Intergenerational Equity

Stanford Journal of Law, Science & Policy, Vol. 4, pp. 39-55, 2011
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 12 May 2011
William C. G. Burns
Institute for Carbon Removal Law & Policy, American University
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Climate Change, Climate Geoengineering

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Loss and Damage and the 21st Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 03 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2016
William C. G. Burns
Institute for Carbon Removal Law & Policy, American University
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Loss and damage, climate change, microinsurance

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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
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 17 Sep 2006
William C. G. Burns
Institute for Carbon Removal Law & Policy, American University
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Climate change, United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, UNCLOS, climate change litigation

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Geoengineering the Climate: An Overview of Solar Radiation Management Options

Tulsa Law Review, Vol. 46, No. 2, 2012
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 18 Apr 2012
William C. G. Burns
Institute for Carbon Removal Law & Policy, American University
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climate geoengineering, solar radiation management, international law

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Introduction to Special Issue on the Precautionary Principle and its Operationalisation in International Environmental Regimes and Domestic Policymaking

International Journal of Global Environmental Issues, Vol. 5, Nos. 1/2, pp. 1-11, 2004
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 17 Sep 2006
William C. G. Burns
Institute for Carbon Removal Law & Policy, American University
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Precautionary principle, environmental law

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Human Rights Dimensions of Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage: A Framework for Climate Justice in the Realm of Climate Geoengineering

Climate Justice: Case Studies in Global and Regional Governance Challenges, Ch. 6, pp. 149-176 (Randall Abate, ed., 2017)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 May 2017
William C. G. Burns
Institute for Carbon Removal Law & Policy, American University
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climate change, climate geoengineering; carbon dioxide removal, bioenergy, bioenergy and carbon capture and storage, BECCS

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Potential Causes of Action for Climate Change Impacts Under the United Nations Fish Stocks Agreement

Sustainable Development Law & Policy, Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 34-41, 2007
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 25 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2014
William C. G. Burns
Institute for Carbon Removal Law & Policy, American University
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Climate change, United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, UNCLOS, climate change litigation, UN Fish Stocks Agreement

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Potential Implications of Climate Change for the Coastal Resources of Pacific Island Developing Countries and Potential Legal and Policy Responses

Harvard Asia-Pacific Review, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 4-7, 2006
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 17 Sep 2006
William C. G. Burns
Institute for Carbon Removal Law & Policy, American University
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Climate change, small island states, Pacific, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

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Governing Climate Engineering

Governing Climate Engineering, New Earth Politics 344-66 (Nicholson & Jinnah, 2016)
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 28 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2017
William C. G. Burns and Simon Nicholson
Institute for Carbon Removal Law & Policy, American University and American University
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Climate geoengineering; climate change; climate law

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Nature Conservation: Natural Lands and Biological Diversity - Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS)

Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-30, Yearbook of International Environmental Law, Vol. 16, pp. 457-462, 2005
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 07 May 2007
William C. G. Burns
Institute for Carbon Removal Law & Policy, American University
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Convention on Migratory Species, wildlife conservation

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Belt and Suspenders? The World Heritage Convention’s Role in Confronting Climate Change

Review of European Community & International Environmental Law, Vol. 18, pp. 149-163, 2009
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 18 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2014
William C. G. Burns
Institute for Carbon Removal Law & Policy, American University
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Climate change, World Heritage Convention, World Heritage Committee

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Climate Geoengineering and the Role of Public Deliberation: A Comment on the U.S. National Academy of Sciences' Recommendations on Public Participation

5 Climate Law 252-294 (2015)
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 03 Jan 2016
William C. G. Burns and Jane Flegal
Institute for Carbon Removal Law & Policy, American University and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management
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Climate change, climate geoengineering, public deliberation

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Anthropogenic Carbon Dioxide Emissions and Ocean Acidification: The Potential Impacts on Ocean Biodiversity

SAVING BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY, Springer, 2008
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 25 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2009
William C. G. Burns
Institute for Carbon Removal Law & Policy, American University
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Climate change, ocean acidification, oceans, ecosystems, biodiversity, Kyoto Protocol, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

14.

The Paris Agreement and Climate Geoengineering Governance: The Need for a Human Rights-Based Component

Wil Burns, The Paris Agreement and Climate Geoengineering Governance: The Need for a Human Rights Component, CIGI Papers No. 111, Centre for International Governance Innovation (Nov. 2016)
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 21 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2017
William C. G. Burns
Institute for Carbon Removal Law & Policy, American University
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climate change, climate geoengineering, carbon dioxide removal, bioenergy, bioenergy and carbon capture and storage, BECCS, human rights law, Paris Agreement

15.

Climate Engineering Under the Paris Agreement a Legal and Policy Primer

A. Neil Craik & William C. Burns, Climate Engineering under the Paris Agreement: A Legal and Policy Primer, Special Report, Centre for International Governance Innovation (November 2016)
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 21 Nov 2016
Alastair Neil Craik and William C. G. Burns
University of Waterloo - School of Environment, Enterprise and Development and Institute for Carbon Removal Law & Policy, American University
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climate change, climate geoengineering, carbon dioxide removal, bioenergy, bioenergy and carbon capture and storage, BECCS

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A Voice for the Fish? Climate Change Litigation and Potential Causes of Action for Impacts under the United Nations Fish Stocks Agreement

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 10 Apr 2009
William C. G. Burns
Institute for Carbon Removal Law & Policy, American University
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Climate change, United Nations Fish Stocks Agreement, Straddling Stocks, Highly Migratory stocks

17.

Why Talk about Carbon Removal?

Carbon Removal Briefing Paper (Washington, DC: Institute for Carbon Removal Law and Policy, American University), DOI/10.17606/M6H66H, 2018
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 25 Jan 2019
Institute for Carbon Removal Law and Policy, UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, Institute for Carbon Removal Law & Policy, American University, American University and American University
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carbon removal, carbon dioxide removal, negative emissions, geoengineering, climate policy, climate change

18.

Climate Engineering under the Paris Agreement

Environmental Law Reporter, Vol. 43, No. 12, 2019
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 16 Dec 2019
Alastair Neil Craik and William C. G. Burns
University of Waterloo - School of Environment, Enterprise and Development and Institute for Carbon Removal Law & Policy, American University
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Climate change; climate geoengineering; carbon dioxide removal; solar radiation management; Paris Agreement

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The European Union’s Emissions Trading System: Climate Policymaking Model, or Muddle? (Part II)

Tulane Environmental Law Journal, Vol. 31, 2017
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 16 Dec 2019
William C. G. Burns
Institute for Carbon Removal Law & Policy, American University
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European Union Emissions Trade System

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The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Future of Small Island States

Journal of Environmental Law & Policy, Vol. 14, Spring 1997
Posted: 02 Oct 2006
William C. G. Burns
Institute for Carbon Removal Law & Policy, American University

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Small island states, climate change, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

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The 49th Meeting of the International Whaling Commission: Problems and Prospects

Colorado Yearbook of International Environmental Law, Vol. 3, pp. 14-23, 1998
Posted: 02 Oct 2006
William C. G. Burns
Institute for Carbon Removal Law & Policy, American University

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International Whaling Commission, International Environmental Law

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The Agreement on the Conservation of Cetaceans of the Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea and Contiguous Atlantic Area: Problems and Prospects

Journal of International Wildlife Law & Policy, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 37-65, Summer 1998
Posted: 18 Sep 2006
William C. G. Burns
Institute for Carbon Removal Law & Policy, American University

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Whaling, ACCOBAMS, whales, cetaceans

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Climate Change and Human Health: The Critical Policy Agenda

Journal of American Medical Association, Vol. 287, No. 17, pp. 267-268, 2002
Posted: 18 Sep 2006
William C. G. Burns
Institute for Carbon Removal Law & Policy, American University

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Climate change, disease

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A Growing Concern: The Potential Impacts of Climate Change on Agriculture

Global Change, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 4-5, 2002
Posted: 18 Sep 2006
William C. G. Burns
Institute for Carbon Removal Law & Policy, American University

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Climate change, agriculture, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

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The Berlin Initiative on Strengthening the Conservation Agenda of the International Whaling Commission: Toward a New Era for Cetaceans?

Review of European Community & International Environmental Law, Vol. 13, No. 1, pp. 72-84, 2004
Posted: 17 Sep 2006
William C. G. Burns
Institute for Carbon Removal Law & Policy, American University

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International Whaling Commission, whales

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The International Whaling Commission and the Future of Cetaceans in a Changing World

Review of European Community & International Environmental Law, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 199-212, 2002
Posted: 17 Sep 2006
William C. G. Burns and Geoffrey Wandesforde-Smith
Institute for Carbon Removal Law & Policy, American University and University of California, Davis

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Climate change, International Whaling Commission, whales, cetaceans

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From the Harpoon to the Heat: Climate Change and the International Whaling Commission in the 21st Century

Georgetown International Environmental Law Review, Vol. 13, No. 2, pp. 335-359, 2000
Posted: 17 Sep 2006
William C. G. Burns
Institute for Carbon Removal Law & Policy, American University

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International Whaling Commission, climate change