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Principles of International Environmental Law 3rd ed


ISBN13: 9780521140935
Previous Edition ISBN: 0521521068
Published: April 2012
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £44.99



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The third edition of this classic textbook offers comprehensive and critical commentary on international environmental law.

It fully covers the key topics of the course and is clearly structured to include the history and framework in which international environmental law exists, key areas of regulation and implementation, links to other areas of law and future developments.

It has been updated to incorporate all the latest developments in treaty and case law. Extensive feedback on previous editions results in a restructuring of material, including a new part focused on linkage to other areas of international law including human rights, international trade and foreign investment.

There is also a new chapter on future developments charting the directions in which the subject is moving. Specialist authors writing on oceans, seas and fisheries and biodiversity add to the expertise of the two principal authors for an authoritative overview of the subject.

Subjects:
Environmental Law, Public International Law
Contents:
Part I. The Legal and Institutional Framework
1. The environment and international society: issues, concepts and definitions
2. History
3. Governance: states, international organisations and non-state actors
4. International law-making and regulation
5. Compliance: implementation, enforcement and dispute settlement

Part II. Principles and Rules Establishing Standards
6. General principles and rules
7. Atmosphere and climate change
8. Freshwater resources
9. Oceans, seas and fisheries
10. Biodiversity
11. Hazardous substances and activities
12. Waste
13. Polar regions

Part III. Techniques for Implementing International Principles and Rules
14. Environmental impact assessment
15. Environmental information
16. Financial resources, technology transfer and intellectual property
17. Liability for environmental damage

Part IV. Linkage of International Environmental Law and Other Areas of International Law
18. Human rights and armed conflict
19. International trade and competition
20. Foreign investment
21. Future developments.