Emerging Law Addressing Climate Change and Water
Houston Law Center, Environmental and Energy Law and Policy Journal, Vol. 5, 2010, Symposium
19 Pages Posted: 19 Apr 2010 Last revised: 22 Mar 2015
Date Written: 2010
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.
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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