Ocean acidification: a litmus test for international law

Baird, Rachel and Stephens, Tim and Simons, Meredith (2009) Ocean acidification: a litmus test for international law. Climate and Carbon Law Review (4). pp. 459-471. ISSN 1864-9904


Ocean acidification is caused by the atmospheric pollutant that is also the main driver of anthropogenic climate change and it is having a marked effect on the marine environment. This article assesses the two main environmental regimes that appear to have obvious application, the climate change regime and the marine pollution regime.

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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Author's version unavailable.
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business - School of Law
Date Deposited: 31 Jan 2010 10:24
Last Modified: 01 Jun 2015 02:01
Uncontrolled Keywords: ocean acidification; marine pollution; global warming
Fields of Research : 18 Law and Legal Studies > 1801 Law > 180111 Environmental and Natural Resources Law
18 Law and Legal Studies > 1801 Law > 180116 International Law (excl. International Trade Law)
05 Environmental Sciences > 0501 Ecological Applications > 050101 Ecological Impacts of Climate Change
Socio-Economic Objective: D Environment > 96 Environment > 9603 Climate and Climate Change > 960302 Climate Change Mitigation Strategies
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/6545

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