Climate Change and its Challenges for the International Legal System
|Event Date/Time: Oct 17, 2008|
Impact of Climate Change on International Law-making
Chair: Catherine Redgwell
Many areas of international law are affected, directly and indirectly by climate change. This panel will explore the impact on international law-making in areas such as international economic law, humanitarian law, environmental law, law of the sea, and human rights.
Challenges for International Law -Making on Climate Change from Outside the Law
Chair: James Cameron
Climate change issues are being discussed in many disciplines. This panel will comprise speakers who encounter international law in their work, such as scientists, business people, economists and diplomats.
Climate Change and National and Comparative Law
Chair: John Ashton
There are a number of different approaches to climate change being undertaken in various countries and regions. This panel comprises speakers from a range of national and regional backgrounds discussing their legal approaches in relation to climate change.
Shaping the Contours for the Future
Chair: Philippe Sands
The final session will offer thoughts and concluding comments as to the practical realities of drafting climate change treaties.