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Vol 23 No 2 Feb/March 2018

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The UK Supreme Court Yearbook Volume 8: 2016-2017 Legal Year

Edited by: Daniel Clarry
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International Environmental Law: Fairness, Effectiveness, and World Order

ISBN13: 9780521687591
ISBN: 0521687594
Published: October 2006
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £39.99

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This book analyzes the law and policy for the management of global common resources. As competing demands on the global commons are increasing, the protection of environment and the pursuit of growth give rise to all sorts of conflicts. It also analyzes issues in the protection of the global commons from a fairness, effectiveness and world order perspective.

The author examines whether the current policymaking and future trends point to a fair allocation of global common resources that is effective in protecting the environment and the pursuit of sustainable development. The author looks at the cost-effectiveness of international environmental law and applies theories of national environmental law to international environmental problems. Chapters include analysis on areas such as marine pollution, air pollution, fisheries management, transboundary water resources, biodiversity, hazardous and radioactive waste management, state responsibility and liability.

  • Provides an explanation on the development and future direction of international environmental lawmaking
  • Comprehensively analyzes international environmental lawmaking in many diverse areas
  • Addresses issues of fairness and effectiveness of international environmental lawmaking

Environmental Law
1. Introduction to international environmental law
2. Foundations of international environmental law
3. Compliance and governance mechanisms
4. Marine environment
5. Water resources
6. Fisheries resources
7. Biodiversity
8. Air pollution
9. Trade and environment
10. Hazardous and radioactive wastes
11. Liability and state responsibility.