UNU Paper Examines Climate Change Impacts on the Sovereignty of Island States

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  • 2012•01•16     Climate Change Policy & Practice

    Excerpt from the article in Climate Change Policy & Practice:

    The UN University Institute of Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS) has released a paper on the impact of climate change on Atoll Island States, the legal effects of potential re-location of their citizens living in low-lying islands, and issues of sovereignty, which determines the ability of the people of the islands to keep long-term control over their current natural resources.