Evaluating States’ Risk Management vis-à-vis Climate Change

An address to the Ninth Annual Cambridge International Law (CILJ) Conference in April 2020, in Panel 3: Climate Change and Public International Law—Overcoming Challenges in Governance, Cooperation and Implementation, by Violetta Ritz, Ph.D. Researcher in International Climate Change Law & Policy, Global Challenges Doctoral Centre, University of Kent.

Full title: “Evaluating States’ Risk Management vis-à-vis Climate Change: Operationalising Scientific Methods in Legal Terms”

The Cambridge International Law Journal 9th Annual Cambridge International Law Conference on the theme of ‘International Law and Global Risks: Current Challenges in Theory and Practice‘ was held as an online webinar series due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

For more information about the conference, and the Journal, see http://cilj.co.uk/

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Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

Symptoms of coronavirus

The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

  • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
  • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
  • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

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