Start Over Save to list Export MARC Display MelCat
     
book jacket

Find in WorldCat
Author Gerrard, Michael, 1951-
Title Threatened island nations [electronic resource] : legal implications of rising seas and a changing climate / Michael B. Gerrard, Gregory E. Wannier.
Publication Info. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, c2013.
Location Call No. Status Notes
 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-DDA    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
Note Description based on print version record.
Includes index.
Contents Part I: Introduction. -- Sea level rise in a changing climate / Mary-Elena Carr, Madeleine Rubenstein, Alice Graff, Diego Villareal -- Part II: Sovereignty and territorial concerns. -- When do states disappear? -- thresholds of effective statehood and the continued recognition of "Deterritorialized" island states / Jenny Grote Stoutenburg -- The nation ex-situ / Maxine Burkett -- Introducing the Law of the Sea and the legal implications of rising sea levels / Ann Powers -- Options to secure maritime jurisdictional claims in the face of global sea level rise / Clive Schofield & David Freestone -- Sea level rise and maritime zones: preserving the maritime entitlements of 'disappearing' states / Rosemary Rayfuse -- Part III: Resettlement protections and proposed solutions. -- Human rights and climate change: reflections on international legal issues and potential policy relevance / Siobhan McInerney-Lankford -- Refugee and human rights protections for climate migrants in the international system / Michele Klein Solomon & Koko Warner -- 'In the face of looming catastrophe:' a treaty for climate change displaced persons and its discontents / David Hodgkinson & Lucy Young -- The national immigration policy options: limits and potential / Katrina Wyman -- Domestic law for resettlement of persons displaced by climate change / Leslie Stein -- Part IV: Establishing accountability. -- Could a small island successfully sue a big emitter? pursuing a legal theory and a venue for climate justice / Jacob Werksman -- Making good the loss: an assessment of the loss and damage mechanism under the UNFCCC process / Ilona Millar, Catherine Gascoigne & Elizabeth Caldwell -- Ocean acidification: international legal avenues under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea / Dean Bialek -- Securing planetary life sources for future generations: legal actions deriving from the ancient sovereign trust obligation / Mary Christina Wood, Stephen Leonard, Nicola Peart & Daniel Bart -- Transboundary climate challenge to coal: one small step against dirty energy, one giant leap for climate justice / Maketo Robert, Leonito Bacalando, Jasper Teulings, Kristin Casper, Jan Jan Rytr & Kristina Abová.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Sea level -- Environmental aspects -- Islands of the Pacific.
Climatic changes -- Environmental aspects -- Islands of the Pacific.
Climatic changes -- Political aspects -- Islands of the Pacific.
Environmental refugees -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Islands of the Pacific.
Sea level -- Environmental aspects -- Islands of the Indian Ocean.
Climatic changes -- Environmental aspects -- Islands of the Indian Ocean.
Climatic changes -- Political aspects -- Islands of the Indian Ocean.
Environmental refugees -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Islands of the Indian Ocean.
Liability for climatic change damages.
Islands -- Law and legislation.
Added Author Wannier, Gregory E.
Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9781107025769 1107025761 (DLC) 2012029782
ISBN 9781139616317 (electronic bk.)
1139616315 (electronic bk.)
9781107025769 (hardback)
1107025761 (hardback)
Permanent url for this catalog record: