From the Harpoon to the Heat: Climate Change and the International Whaling Commission in the 21st Century

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 International Whaling Commission's efforts to address one of the most pressing issues facing cetaceans in the 21st Century, climate change. The article outlines the history of the IWC in addressing climate change issues and suggests ways for the IWC to improve its ability to protect cetaceans in the future.

Keywords: International Whaling Commission, climate change

JEL Classification: K32, K33

Suggested Citation

Burns, William C.G., From the Harpoon to the Heat: Climate Change and the International Whaling Commission in the 21st Century. Georgetown International Environmental Law Review, Vol. 13, No. 2, pp. 335-359, 2000, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=930468

William C.G. Burns (Contact Author)

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

Washington, DC
United States

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