3 edition of International law and global climate change found in the catalog.
International law and global climate change
Includes bibliographical references (p. 437-444) and index.
|Statement||edited by Robin Churchill, David Freestone.|
|Series||International environmental law and policy series|
|Contributions||Churchill, R. R., Freestone, David.|
|LC Classifications||K3585.6 .I58 1991|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvii, 447 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||447|
|LC Control Number||91036837|
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Climate change is a global problem. The emission of greenhouse gases or destruction of carbon sinks anywhere in the world affects the Earth's climate. Similarly, while the nature and severity of impacts may vary geographically, no state can insulate itself from the consequences of global climate by: 5. A highlight at COP was the publication of the first Yearbook on Global Climate Action, a survey of climate actions of businesses, investors, cities, regions, and civil society. Particularly important in this context is that there is a mandate to link non-governmental activities more closely with the framework of the diplomatic : Wolfgang Obergassel, Hermann Ott, Christof Arens, Lukas Hermwille, Florian Mersmann, Hanna Wang-Helm.
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