Potential Causes of Action for Climate Change Impacts Under the United Nations Fish Stocks Agreement

Sustainable Development Law & Policy, Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 34-41, 2007

7 Pages Posted: 25 Mar 2007 Last revised: 20 Oct 2014

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William C. G. Burns

Institute for Carbon Removal Law & Policy, American University

Abstract

The article focuses on the potential impacts of climate change on straddling fish stocks and highly migratory species and the potential for pursuing causes of action under the UN Fish Stocks Agreement. The article also assesses potential barriers to such causes of action.

Keywords: Climate change, United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, UNCLOS, climate change litigation, UN Fish Stocks Agreement

JEL Classification: K32, K33

Suggested Citation

Burns, William C.G., Potential Causes of Action for Climate Change Impacts Under the United Nations Fish Stocks Agreement. Sustainable Development Law & Policy, Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 34-41, 2007, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=972354

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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