Rising Temperatures: Rising Tides

17 Pages Posted: 31 Jan 2011 Last revised: 24 Nov 2011

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Elizabeth Burleson

BurlesonInstitute.org; London School of Economics (LSE)


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.

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, K

Suggested Citation

Burleson, Elizabeth, Rising Temperatures: Rising Tides. UNESCO Report. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1752049

Elizabeth Burleson (Contact Author)

BurlesonInstitute.org ( email )

London School of Economics (LSE) ( email )

Houghton Street
London, WC2A 2AE
United Kingdom

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