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Ambitious law reform programmes needed to prepare for changing climate – by Jonathan Verschuuren

September 13, 2013


Climate change is here to stay, at least for the time being. If we stopped all greenhouse gas emissions today, we would only see marginal changes for the better in 30 to 40 years. So we have to adapt to the changing climate.

In the new book Research Handbook on Climate Change Adaptation Law, Jonathan Verschuuren and his team analyse—from a global law perspective—the legal challenges and barriers to climate change adaptation and how they can be overcome.


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