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Animals with Regard to Climate Changes - International and European Law Aspects

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The article consists of three parts. Firstly, it introduces the connection between animal and climate change. On the one hand, the impact of agricultural emissions (livestock emissions) on climate change has been introduced. On the other hand, it has been presented that the climate change has a negative impact not only for the humankind, but also for the biodiversity (animals) which have an economic and socio-cultural significance. Th second part provides an analysis of relevant international legal frameworks (UN Climate Change regime) that stipulate specifically in relation to livestock emissions globally and existing legal and policy frameworks in the EU that address livestock emissions, namely the Effort Sharing Decision and the Common Agricultural Policy. Thirdly, the paper focuses on the problem of biodiversity conservation though the signifiant pace of climate change has been regulated by a number of international conventions. EU-wide ecological network is being created in Europe that ensures the preservation of the natural environment of animals and the ways of their migration, regardless of the existing borders of the countries. Climate change is already having adverse effcts on animal and those effects are likely to prove devastating in the future. Nonetheless, the relevant harms to animals have yet to become a serious part of the analysis of climate change policy.
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Artykuł składa się z trzech części. W pierwszej został opisany związek pomiędzy produkcją zwierzęcą a zmianami klimatu. Z jednej strony wykazano wpływ emisji z rolnictwa (emisji z hodowli zwierząt gospodarskich) na zmiany klimatyczne, a z drugiej stwierdzono, że zmiana klimatu ma negatywny wpływ nie tylko na ludzkość, ale także na różnorodność biologiczną zwierząt, które mają znaczenie gospodarcze i społeczno-kulturowe. W drugiej części dokonano analizy wybranych przepisów prawa międzynarodowego (reżim prawny ONZ w zakresie zmian klimatu) oraz prawodawstwa i polityk UE (Wspólny Wysiłek Redukcyjny, Wspólna Polityka Rolna) dotyczących emisji z hodowli zwierząt gospodarskich. Trzecia część artykułu została poświęcona problemowi zachowania różnorodności biologicznej mimo przeobrażeń klimatu, w tym takim staraniom, jak Europejska Sieć Ekologiczna Natura 2000, która zapewnia zachowanie środowiska naturalnego zwierząt i sposobów ich migracji niezależnie od istniejących granic państwowych. Obserwowane już dziś zmiany klimatyczne wywierają ogromny wpływ na zwierzęta, a skutki mogą okazać się w przyszłości bardzo poważne. Szkody wyrządzane zwierzętom muszą więc stać się istotnym elementem międzynarodowej polityki dotyczącej zmian klimatycznych.
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2018
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2019-07-02
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