The Earth’s atmosphere as a global trust: Establishing proportionate state responsibility to maintain, restore and sustain the global atmosphere

Autore: Thomas Boudreau

Expanding upon the important work already accomplished by the Paris Agreement (2015), the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) can help create the international legal framework needed by recognizing, in a nonbinding resolution as a first step, the Earth’s atmosphere as a global trust and thus helping to create the necessary legal capacity-building among nation-states to monitor, maintain as well as restore the Earth’s atmosphere for future generations.