SADC’s response to climate change – the role of harmonised law and policy on mitigation in the energy sector (BARNARD M. SADC)

Notwithstanding, the member states comprising the Southern African Development Community SADC) are among the most vulnerable to the transboundary effects of global climate change. Existing SADC climate change policy documents highlight the important role of the energy sector in climate change mitigation. Furthermore, various international, African Union and SADC legal instruments tress the crucial role of harmonised law and policy as climate change adaptive measure. It is the entral hypothesis of this paper that harmonised subregional law and policy aimed at regulating SADC member states’ mitigation efforts in the energy sectoris a crucial climate change adaptive strategy.

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Created Date: 23-11-2015
Last Updated Date: 02-12-2015
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