Potential Implications of Climate Change for the Coastal Resources of Pacific Island Developing Countries and Potential Legal and Policy Responses

Harvard Asia-Pacific Review, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 4-7, 2006

10 Pages Posted: 17 Sep 2006

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William C. G. Burns

Institute for Carbon Removal Law & Policy, American University

Abstract

The article examines the potential impacts of climate change on coastal resources of Pacific Island Developing Counties and the responses of key institutions at the international level including the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, the Kyoto Protocol, and the GEF. The article also suggests ways to improve adaptation and mitigation responses.

Keywords: Climate change, small island states, Pacific, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

JEL Classification: K32, K33

Suggested Citation

Burns, William C.G., Potential Implications of Climate Change for the Coastal Resources of Pacific Island Developing Countries and Potential Legal and Policy Responses. Harvard Asia-Pacific Review, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 4-7, 2006, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=930449

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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