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

Stanford Journal of Law, Science & Policy, Vol. 4, pp. 39-55, 2011

19 Pages Posted: 12 May 2011

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William C. G. Burns

Institute for Carbon Removal Law & Policy, American University

Date Written: May 10, 2011

Abstract

This article examines the implications of Solar Radiation Management climate geoengineering for intergenerational equity. It argues that under all but the most stringent circumstances, solar radiation management approaches would violate the internationally legally recognized principle of intergenerational equity.

Keywords: Climate Change, Climate Geoengineering

Suggested Citation

Burns, William C.G., Climate Geoengineering: Solar Radiation Management and its Implications for Intergenerational Equity (May 10, 2011). Stanford Journal of Law, Science & Policy, Vol. 4, pp. 39-55, 2011. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1837833

William C.G. Burns (Contact Author)

Institute for Carbon Removal Law & Policy, American University ( email )

Washington, DC
United States

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

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