Climate-Change Displacement: Current Legal Solutions to Future Global Problems
Journal of Law, Information & Science, Vol. 21, No. 1, 2011
24 Pages Posted: 27 Dec 2011
Date Written: November 1, 2011
Recent scientific work indicates that the effects of climate change on population displacement are much greater than previously predicted. As of yet, there is no agreed framework for climate change displaced people. This article responds to the current information arising from climate change science and considers the most appropriate legal framework to deal with the looming threat of massive and unprecedented population displacement.
Keywords: law, international law, science, climate change, UNFCCC, displacement, migration, adaptation
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