Report of the Conference on Climate Change and the Law of the Sea: Adapting the Law of the Sea to Address the Challenges of Climate Change

  • Millicent McCreath
  • The International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law
    Vol 33(4)

  • 13 November 2018

This article summarises and discusses the main issues addressed at the conference hosted by the Centre for International Law at the National University of Singapore in March 2018 on ‘Climate Change and the Law of the Sea: Adapting the Law of the Sea to Address the Challenges of Climate Change‘. The conference covered topics including the status and entitlement of offshore features, impacts of sea-level rise on baselines, the content of the LOSC climate change obligations, climate change dispute settlement under the LOSC, and possible ways to develop or adapt the LOSC to address the challenges of climate change.

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