Recognizing Climate Change as a Threat: The UN Human Rights Committee Can Extend Refugee Protections to Climate Migrants

Javier Piñeiro Vol. 44 Associate Editor In the upcoming years, climate change will become a significant driver of migration, as […]

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Cities, Soft Law, and Compliance: Signatory Cities Commitment to the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy

Henry Altman Vol. 43 Associate Editor Founded in 2016, the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy is a […]

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The Arctic Council – Reforming a Missed Opportunity for Indigenous Rights

Eric Gripp Vol. 43 Associate Editor Those most affected by climate change are being denied the right to have their […]

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The Potential of Corporate Social Responsibility: A Case Study on Effective Implementation of CSR from Denmark

Nathanael Ham Vol. 42 Associate Editor Over the last eleven years Ørsted has executed perhaps the most dramatic transition towards […]

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The Future of Water Law: A Focus on Joint Watercourse Institutions

Matthew Micik Associate Editor Climate change presents many challenges for international water law. A central problem is creating treaties that […]

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International Climate Change Adjudication

Shubhangi Agarwalla Guest Editor, Legal Assistant to Prof. Dire Tladi at the UN International Law Commission Traditionally, the UN Climate […]

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The State of Paris: How the Climate Agreement is Faring After U.S. Withdrawal

The State of Paris: How the Climate Agreement is Faring After U.S. Withdrawal

Lucas Minich Vol. 39 Associate Editor On June 1, 2017, President Trump announced with great fanfare that he would unilaterally, […]

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The Paris Agreement: Industrialized Powers’ Responsibility to Island Nations

The Paris Agreement: Industrialized Powers’ Responsibility to Island Nations

Hyun Lee Vol. 39 Associate Editor A few months after U.S. President Donald Trump announced the United States’ future withdrawal […]

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Water, Water, Everywhere, and Not a Drop to Drink: Transboundary Freshwater Management and Climate Change

Stephanie Zable Vol. 39 Articles Editor Mexico City is sinking.[1] So concludes a New York Times article detailing the implications […]

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Climate Change Refugees: Where to Look for Legal Protection

Rebecca Hughes Volume 38 Associate Editor The Arctic is having an unusually mild winter.  In February, the region experienced a […]

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