chapter  8
14 Pages

Reflecting Climate Change Impacts in Governance and Integrity System Design

ByLiese Coulter

This chapter provides an overview of the conception and development of the Loss and Damage work stream, identify three rights that in jeopardy due to climatic changes, and evaluate the work streams ethical responsibility and prospective capability to handle losses. As a prospective part of an internationally binding treaty through the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), any measure to address loss globally binding instead of ad hoc in nature. Loss and Damage a priority of the Alliance of Small Island Developing States (AOSIS). Noneconomic loss relates to items that are not economic in nature or those which are not traded in markets. The right to a nationality is discussed in the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights and The American Convention on Human Right. There are strong ethical demands for human rights to be included in the climate negotiations, and especially the newly developed Loss and Damage work programme and its formalized Warsaw International Mechanism (WIM).