What Happens If All The Ice Melts? http://testu.be/1HteVdZ
It’s a race against time for islands like the Maldives, which in 50 years could be completely underwater. So who is to blame for the rising sea levels?
“Some areas of the globe are especially vulnerable to rising sea levels. ”
What Could Disappear
“Maps show coastal and low-lying areas that would be permanently flooded, without engineered protection, in three levels of higher seas.”
Trends in Global CO2 Emissions: 2014 Report
“Global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from fossil fuel combustion and from industrial processes (cement and metal production) increased in 2013 to the new record of 35.3 billion tonnes (Gt) CO2, which is 0.7 Gt higher than last year’s record.”
‘No Harm rule’ and climate change
“In September 2011, the President of Palau made a statement to the UN General Assembly in which he asked the General Assembly to ‘seek, on an urgent basis… an advisory opinion from the International Court of Justice on the responsibilities of States under international law to ensure that activities carried out under their jurisdiction or control that emit greenhouse gases do not damage other States.'”
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