The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Future of Small Island States

Posted: 2 Oct 2006

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William C. G. Burns

Institute for Carbon Removal Law & Policy, American University

Abstract

The article examines the potential implications of climate change on small island states, especially in the Pacific, and the mechanisms of the United Nations Framework Convention that may be germane to protecting their interests. The article suggests alternative legal mechanisms for effectuating this objective.

Keywords: Small island states, climate change, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

JEL Classification: K32, K33

Suggested Citation

Burns, William C.G., The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Future of Small Island States. Journal of Environmental Law & Policy, Vol. 14, Spring 1997, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=933748

William C.G. Burns (Contact Author)

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

Washington, DC
United States

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