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Low emissions and economic survival – countries in the global south aren't getting a fair deal

By Olabisi D. Akinkugbe, Associate Professor & Viscount Bennett Professor of Law, Dalhousie University
In 2015, more than 140 countries signed up to the goal of achieving net-zero emissions by 2050. For countries in the global south this is a huge task. On the one hand they have committed to low emissions. On the other their economic survival depends on using resources that produce high emissions. International economic law scholar Olabisi D. Akinkugbe unpacks the issue of climate justice, and how climate laws and foreign investment laws fit into the picture.

What is climate justice and why is…The Conversation

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