Energy Revolution and Disaster Response in the Face of Climate Change

19 Pages Posted: 22 Nov 2011

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Elizabeth Burleson; London School of Economics (LSE)


Nuclear meltdown in Japan and civil society strife across the Middle East highlight the degree to which resilience is core to international peace and security. This article considers the means by which communities can become increasingly resilient through shared best practices across a range of climate change measures.

Keywords: Adaptation, Resilience, Disaster law, Adaptive Management, Mitigation, Technology Transfer, green building, capacity-building, Climate Change, Sustainable Development, public participation, international water law, innovation, environmental justice, UNFCCC, floods, sea level rise

JEL Classification: A1,C8,D1,D4,D6,D7,D8,D9,E2,E6,F,F4,H1,H2,H4,H5,H7,H8,I1,I18,I19,I2,I3,J1,K1,K2,K3,K4,L1,N40,N5,N7,O1

Suggested Citation

Burleson, Elizabeth, Energy Revolution and Disaster Response in the Face of Climate Change. Villanova Environmental Law Journal, Vol. 22, No. 169, 2011, Available at SSRN:

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