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The ebook addresses the query of no matter if the at the moment to be had tools of foreign environmental and foreign humanitarian legislation are appropriate to weather conflicts. It clarifies different pathways major from weather switch to clash and gives an research of foreign environmental legislations embedded in the overseas doctrine of kingdom accountability. It is going directly to speak about no matter if weather switch quantities to a subject matter lined by way of artwork. 2.4 UN constitution – the prohibition of using strength. It then considers the prospective program of foreign humanitarian legislations to weather conflicts. The publication additionally deals a definition of the time period “climate conflict”, drawing on criminal in addition to peace and clash studies.

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44 Gleditsch et al. (2007), p. 4. 45 Thus, the causal nexus between (a) conflict and migration46 and (b) between environmental degradation and migration47 is accepted. The connection of migration and conflict is assumed to be correlative. This illustrates that a conflict can be the reason to migration, as well as migration can be the reason to conflict. Thus, migration may trigger different chains of cause and effect. 48 Thus, if environmental pressures lead to conflict, it is possible that the conflicts will entail migration movements, and due to this climate-change-induced migration conflicts could emerge again in receiving areas.

The analysis here is dominated by interpreting the international regulations with respect to their wording and intent. The Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties, which provides rules regarding the interpretation of treaties, is used during the analysis. In a separate section, this chapter will turn to the concept of ‘unjust enrichment’ deriving from civil law. It is questioned if this concept may be applicable to climate change damages. To underline the relevance of this chapter, the analysis references to examples of the current situation in Bangladesh.

11. title=Saline_Soil. aspx. ‘Since the AR4, the observational basis has increased substantially, so that some extremes are now examined over most land areas. ’ See: IPCC WGI AR5 Summary for Policymakers (2013), p. 121. aspx. 16 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (2012), p. 7. 17 Sullivan (2008), p. 305. 19 The Atlas of Mortality and Economic Losses from Weather, Climate and Water Extremes (1970–2012)20 describes the losses and damages suffered from weather, climate, and water extremes. Globally, during the examined time period, 8835 disasters relating to weather, climate, and water were reported.

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