Αρκτούρος: Protecting Biodiversity Against the Effects of Climate Change Through the Endangered Species Act

17 Pages Posted: 15 May 2014 Last revised: 18 May 2015

James Ming Chen

Michigan State University - College of Law

Date Written: March 28, 2014

Abstract

Climate change is driving the anthropocene extinction, the sixth great extinction spasm of the Phanerozoic Eon. Large-scale habitat destruction puts many plant and animal species at risk of extinction. This essay describes the use of the Endangered Species Act to protect biodiversity from the effects of climate change.

Keywords: climate change, endangered species, Endangered Species Act, polar bear

Suggested Citation

Chen, James Ming, Αρκτούρος: Protecting Biodiversity Against the Effects of Climate Change Through the Endangered Species Act (March 28, 2014). Washington University Journal of Law and Policy, vol. 47, pp. 11-27 (2015). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2436702 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2436702

James Ming Chen (Contact Author)

Michigan State University - College of Law ( email )

318 Law College Building
East Lansing, MI 48824-1300
United States

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