Climate change damage and international law
Roda Verheyen (Author of Climate Change Damage and International Law)
Climate Change Damage and International Law
Skip to search form Skip to main content. A country violates this rule if an activity under its control does damage to another country, and if this is done on purpose or due to carelessness. Impacts of climate change fall under this rule, which is reinforced by many declarations and treaties, including the UNFCCC. Compensation for the harm done depends on many parameters, such as emission scenarios, climate change, climate change impacts and its accounting. View via Publisher. Save to Library.
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Prevention Duties and State Responsibility
Loss and Damage from Climate Change pp Cite as. These debates shed light, in particular, on the remedial obligations of actors most responsible for causing climate change towards those most affected by its adverse impacts. It looks at the feasibility of private and administrative climate change litigation while providing examples from around the world. The discussion particularly addresses the question whether the no-harm rule can be applied to climate change and would in fact trigger legal responsibility for greenhouse gas emissions. Ethical perspectives are explored in the chapter by Wallimann-Helmer et al. While the Warsaw International Mechanism is an important institutional development, it does not appear as the unique entry point for providing redress for the adverse impacts of climate change. The chapter is organised as follows.