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European Perspectives on Environmental Law and Governance

Edited by: Suzanne Kingston

ISBN13: 9780415500067
Published: October 2012
Publisher: Routledge
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £90.00
Paperback edition , ISBN13 9781138809680

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This book provides a range of perspectives from some of the leading environmental academics and practitioners active in Europe today on some of the most pressing contemporary challenges in EU environmental law and governance.

The book focuses on three key cross-cutting issues each of which is carefully analysed through the lens of governance. The first theme to be addressed is that of climate change and the problems it poses for EU governance. The second part of the book deals with the challenge of integrating environmental considerations into other policy areas, as required by the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, as well as the EU's Charter of Fundamental Rights.

While the third theme focuses on the important challenge of improving environmental enforcement within the EU, considering issues such as the Aarhus Convention and the development of the Commission's work on implementation and enforcement over the last twenty years.

Throughout the book the three selected themes are situated within the broader ongoing debate about the changing nature of European environmental governance, covering topics such as the development of European environmental governance post-Lisbon and how such development fits with broader trends in European governance theory and policy.

The book contains contributions from experts in the field including Mary Robinson, Alan Boyle, Ludwig Kramer and Liam Cashman, and will be of interest to academics, students and practitioners of EU environmental law.

Environmental Law
1. Introduction, Suzanne Kingston

Part 1: The Climate Change Challenge
2. Contribution from Mary Robinson
3. The Challenge of Climate Change: International Law Perspectives, Alan Boyle
4. The role of law and regulation in tackling overconsumption Javier de Cendra
5. The role of the EU in international climate governance, Sharon Turner

Part 2: The Integration Challenge: Integration EU Environmental Considerations into other EU Policy Areas
6. The integration challenge: integrating environmental concerns into other EU policies, Ludwig Kramer
7. The CAP in 2020, Joe McMahon
8. Implementing Article 11 TFEU in EU policy, Owen McIntyre

Part 3: The Enforcement Challenge -- Improving Environmental Enforcement within the EU
9. Conceptual approaches to enforcement and the potential of the Aarhus Convention, Jonas Ebbesson
10. Commission enforcement of EU Environmental legislation in Ireland -- a 20 year retrospective, Liam Cashman
11. Mind the gap: Difficulties in enforcement and the continuing unfulfilled promise of EU environmental law, Suzanne Kingston
12. EU environmental law enforcement, Aine Ryall
13. Conclusions, Suzanne Kingston