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By Stephen Humphreys,Mary Robinson

because the results of weather switch remain felt, appreciation of its destiny transformational impression on quite a few parts of public legislations and coverage is determined to develop. between those, human rights matters are really acute. They comprise compelled mass migration, elevated sickness occurrence and pressure on healthcare platforms, threatened nutrition and water protection, the disappearance and degradation of guard, land, livelihoods and cultures, and the specter of clash. This inquiry into the human rights dimensions of weather switch appears past capability affects to envision the questions raised through weather swap rules: responsibility for extraterritorial harms; developing trustworthy enforcement mechanisms; assessing redistributional results; and allocating burdens, merits, rights and tasks between perpetrators and sufferers, either private and non-private. The ebook examines a number so-far unexplored theoretical and useful issues that overseas legislation and different students and policy-framers will locate more and more tricky to ignore.

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