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The Resource Human rights approaches to climate change : challenges and opportunities, Sumudu Atapattu

Human rights approaches to climate change : challenges and opportunities, Sumudu Atapattu

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Human rights approaches to climate change : challenges and opportunities
Title
Human rights approaches to climate change
Title remainder
challenges and opportunities
Statement of responsibility
Sumudu Atapattu
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"While there is a clear link between climate change and human rights with the potential for virtually all protected rights to be undermined as a result of climate change, its potential catastrophic impact on human beings was not really understood as a human rights issue until recently. This book examines the link between climate change and human rights in a comprehensive manner. It looks at human rights approaches to climate change, including the jurisprudential bases for human rights and the environment, the theoretical framework governing human rights and the environment, and the different approaches to this including benchmarks. The human rights implications of international environmental law principles in the climate change regime are discussed. It explores how the human rights framework can be used in relation to mitigation, adaption, and adjudication. Other chapters examine how vulnerable groups - the poor, women, and indigenous peoples - would be disproportionately affected by climate change. The book then goes on to discuss new categories of people created by climate change, those people who will be rendered stateless as a result of states disappearing and displaced by climate change, and whether human rights law can adequately address these emerging issues"--
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Atapattu, Sumudu A
Index
index present
LC call number
K3585.5
LC item number
.A98 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Routledge research in international environmental law
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  • Climatic changes
  • Environmental law, International
  • Human rights
  • Human security
  • LAW
  • LAW
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Climatic changes
  • Environmental law, International
  • Human rights
  • Human security
  • Klimatförändringar
  • Internationell miljörätt
  • Mänsliga rättigheter
Label
Human rights approaches to climate change : challenges and opportunities, Sumudu Atapattu
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 298-311) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
International legal framework governing climate change : a human rights assessment -- Human rights approaches to environmental protection -- Climate change and human rights : a justice issue? -- International environmental law principles and climate change : a rights and justice assessment -- Mitigation and adaptation through a human rights lens -- Climate-related migration and "climate refugees" -- Forests, REDD and indigenous peoples -- Women, climate change and inequality -- Small island states and their people -- Extreme weather events, access to resources and conflict : implications for international peace and security -- Adjudicating climate change and human rights law -- Climate change and human rights : square pegs in round holes?
Control code
889181834
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiii, 324 pages
Isbn
9780415727099
Lccn
2015016896
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)889181834
Label
Human rights approaches to climate change : challenges and opportunities, Sumudu Atapattu
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 298-311) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
International legal framework governing climate change : a human rights assessment -- Human rights approaches to environmental protection -- Climate change and human rights : a justice issue? -- International environmental law principles and climate change : a rights and justice assessment -- Mitigation and adaptation through a human rights lens -- Climate-related migration and "climate refugees" -- Forests, REDD and indigenous peoples -- Women, climate change and inequality -- Small island states and their people -- Extreme weather events, access to resources and conflict : implications for international peace and security -- Adjudicating climate change and human rights law -- Climate change and human rights : square pegs in round holes?
Control code
889181834
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiii, 324 pages
Isbn
9780415727099
Lccn
2015016896
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)889181834

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