Delivering Energy to the Drylands: Obligations Under the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) to Provide Energy, Water, and More

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While energy policies are often placed in contraposition to other critical policy areas, such as water or humanitarian policies, it need not be. This chapter explores international obligations (UNCCD, GATT) to combat desertification and the effects of long-term droughts, and examines a pathway that coordinates energy policies and laws with environmental and human welfare agendas to deliver energy, water, and more to combat desertification in the dryland areas.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDelivering Energy Law and Policy in the EU and the US
Subtitle of host publicationA Reader
EditorsRaphael J. Heffron , Gavin F.M. Little
PublisherEdinburgh University Press
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)9780748696819
ISBN (Print)9780748696789
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2016



  • law
  • Environment
  • public policy
  • Climate Change
  • Delivery
  • Energy
  • Nuclear energy
  • oil
  • gas
  • Renewable energy
  • Hydrocarbons
  • Fossil Fuels

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