That the effects of climate change are absolutely injurious and have over the years caused disasters deeply affecting human lives and property is an established fact which needs no proof. The immediate causes of climate change are traceable to some natural occurrences and basically anthropogenic acts. In recent times, there have been concerted efforts – through publication of works, holding of symposia etc. – to enlighten the public on the far-reaching consequences of climate change, its causes as well as a drive to provide a corpus of laws to specifically deal with this all-important topic. As part of the effort to contribute to the existing literature in this regard, this paper examines the causes, effects and legal framework of climate change in Nigeria.
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UNILAG Law Review, (2020) Volume 4 Edition 1
About the Author
Lawal Badru is a 400-level law student at Olabisi Onabanjo University. His contact information is: 07060932964; 09095842788 (whatsapp); firstname.lastname@example.org.