Climate Change, Foreign Investments and Indigenous People Rights in the Arctic: How to design an Optimal Regulatory Environmental Assessment Scheme Adaptive to Climate Change Effects? The Case of Oil and Gas Sector in Greenland as an Example
Article from: OGEL 2 (2016), in Polar Energy Law (Arctic, Antarctic)
In the last years, interest in the Arctic has increased at an accelerated rate as the melting of ice has enabled concrete opportunities for exploiting natural resources. Such effects in the Arctic are developing in a legal context which is complex and cannot viewed in an isolated way from other disciplines, such as economy, political science, sociology and environmental law. There is a need to re-design new arctic law more "adaptive to climate change". Through analyses of legal instruments, policy options, different intersecting areas of law, such as business law, foreign investment law, ...