Document Type

Book Section

Publication Year

2014

ISBN

978-2-8317-1660-2

Abstract

Management of transboundary waters in increasingly becoming more challenging, and climate change is likely to exacerbate these pressures. Not least because climate change is a global issue, adaptation will require an international response. This book aims to identify issues, both theoretical and practical, that States face in establishing cooperative transboundary mechanisms to effectively adapt water management to climate change. Furthermore, it will address complex legal hurdles that existing transboundary water institutions face when attempting to adapt existing mechanisms to function in a changing climate. It will also provide an overview of best practices in transboundary adaptive water governance thus far, in hopes that it can serve as a basis for contributing towards developing a better understanding of the linkages between water and climate change, and what can be done to help institutions and societies to adapt.

First Page

51

Last Page

79

Num Pages

29

Publisher

IUCN Environmental Law Centre

Place

Bonn, Germany

Editor

Juan Carlos Sanchez and Joshua Roberts

Book Title

Transboundary Water Governance: Adaptation to Climate Change

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