Introduction Since the mid 20th century, many have feared a global, environmental “Race to the Bottom” in which nation-states compete with one another by lowering their environmental regulations to attract industry to their jurisdictions. Hypothetically, the effect would be to create an advantage for producers in jurisdictions with strict regulations to relocate to the least-regulated […]
In his special report, David Lazzam discusses the monumental impact the upcoming New York State ExxonMobil lawsuit could have on the future of climate litigation. Will the upcoming legal battle reflect the victories of tobacco regulation?
Climate change related crises are on the rise around the world. Due to there politically and economically fragile nature, climate change adversely impacts developing countries, such as Nigeria. As a result, insurgent group Boko Haram is taking advantage of Nigeria’s vulnerability and mass-displacement, both internal and external, is on the rise.
In light of the latest wave of environmental emergencies gripping the country, David Lazzam examines the possibility of introducing substantial climate security goals to our national defence policy. Do the world’s militaries have a role to play in climate change prevention?
Increasing global temperatures are contributing to adverse climate events. In this article, Marian Corera investigates the the economic cost of climate change and the need for climate action.