Addressing Climate Migration Through the Platform on Disaster Displacement: The Practice

According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the number of people displaced by natural disasters and the effects of climate change will grow exponentially over the next few decades. This second article of a two-part series presents some of the key recommendations from the 2015 Agenda for the Protection of Cross-Border Displaced Persons in the Context of Disasters and Climate Change (Protection Agenda).

Categories Environmental Law

Inching Forwards: European Climate Policy in the ‘90s

There were many disagreements about EU climate policies in the ‘90s but two programmes were created that were instrumental to today's climate policies. SAVE was created to promote energy efficiency through streamlining standards and making information readily available to consumers. ALTENER was launched to develop a better understanding around renewable energy sources and bridge the gap between research and their practical application.

Categories EU - Policies