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Professor Jane McAdam: Disappearing States

With the kind permission of OUP, please find in the following an interesting post on disappearing States by Professor Jane McAdam, Scientia Professor of Law at the University of New South Wales, Australia and a non-resident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C. She is the author of Climate Change, Forced Migration, and International Law. The article (originally posted on the OUPblog) was written to celebrate the theme of this year’s Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. ———— The ‘disappearing State’ or ‘sinking island’ phenomenon has become a litmus test for the dramatic impacts of climate…