Posts tagged ‘Adaptation’

The Threatened Island Nations commenced this morning co-chaired by Professor Michael Gerrard (Director of the Columbia Center for Climate Change Law) and Ambassador Phillip Muller (Republic of the Marshall Islands). Gerrard provided a brief introduction about the inspiration for the conference and thanked the Earth Institute at Columbia University, World Bank, Government of Australia, Government […]

By Danielle Sugarman Fellow The glaciers in Patagonia provide Argentina with 70% of its safe drinking water.  Yet, alarmingly, this vital resource is facing dual man-made threats; one from the persistent effects of climate change and another, less well known, from the foreign companies who mine for gold under the vast blocks of glacial ice.  […]

Gregory E. Wannier Deputy Director **The following post comprises the official conference narrative for CCCL’s upcoming conference on the legal implications of rising seas for small island nations.  More information about the conference is available here; and registration is here.  Partial or total fee waivers are available.** Threatened Island Nations: Legal Implications of Rising Seas […]

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