The NY Times had an important article yesterday about the issue of climate refugees. Because climate change poses an existential threat to some nations and a threat to international stability elsewhere, it appears that the U.N. is inching closer to making climate change a security issue under the jurisdiction of the Security Council. Since the Security Council is the only part of the U.N. with any real teeth, this could be a very significant development in the long-term.
Dan Farber has written and taught on environmental and constitutional law as well as about contracts, jurisprudence and legislation. Currently at Berkeley Law, he has al…READ more