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.
Boudreau, Thomas Ph.D.
"The Earth's Atmosphere As A Global Trust: Establishing Proportionate State Responsibility To Maintain, Restore And Sustain The Global Atmosphere,"
Environmental and Earth Law Journal (EELJ): Vol. 7
, Article 2.
Available at: http://lawpublications.barry.edu/ejejj/vol7/iss1/2