Sovereignty over natural resources and its implications for climate justice

  title={Sovereignty over natural resources and its implications for climate justice},
  author={Ayelet Banai},
  journal={Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change},
  • A. Banai
  • Published 2016
  • Sociology
  • Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change
In the current international system, sovereign states hold extensive rights over the natural resources in their territories. How are sovereign rights in natural resources justified? What are the implications of these rights for the demands of climate justice, which pertain to the use and management of natural resources—for example, rainforests? This article reviews five theories of territorial rights, in contemporary political and legal philosophy, and the justifications that they provide for… Expand
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