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Sustainable Development, International Aviation, and Treaty Implementation

Edited by: Armand L.C. de Mestral, P. Paul Fitzgerald, Md. Tanveer Ahmad

ISBN13: 9781107153110
To be Published: July 2018
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £95.00



In 1944 the Chicago Convention set out the foundations of public international law regulating international air transport, but until 2016 no international agreement existed to limit its environmental impact. Sustainable Development, International Aviation, and Treaty Implementation explains why the CORSIA scheme adopted by the International Civil Aviation Organization in 2016, should be implemented in 2020 even though the adequacy of this scheme is still open to doubt and criticism.

This book seeks to examine the many dimensions of the effort to contain greenhouse gas emissions from aircraft in a manner consonant with the principles of sustainable development, and examines the development of international law and policy in an area that has remained largely outside the general framework of international environmental law. International civil aviation is a significant polluter of the atmosphere, and in this volume, a group of air law and sustainable development law specialists considers how the international community can respond

Subjects:
Air and Space Law
Contents:
Introduction: sustainable development, international aviation, and treaty implementation Armand de Mestral, P. Paul Fitzgerald and Md Tanveer Ahmad

Part I. Current Status of Global Aviation and Sustainable Development:
1. Technology developments and renewable fuels for sustainable aviation David W. Zingg and OEmer L. Gulder
2. Global civil aviation emissions standards - from noise to greener fuels Md Tanveer Ahmad
3. Sustainable flight management and aviation P. Paul Fitzgerald and Md Tanveer Ahmad
4. Environmental sustainability measures for airports Maha Mousavi Sameh and Julianna Scavuzzi

Part II. Regional Aviation Issues: 5. Sustainable development and emission trading I - the EU perspective Markus W. Gehring and Cairo Robb
6. Sustainable development, aviation and open skies: exporting environmental values through open skies: the case of the European Union Kuan-Wei (David) Chen
7. Aviation and sustainable development: some perspectives from the Asia-Pacific Jae Woon Lee, Benoit Mayer and Joseph Wheeler
8. Sustainable aviation and the transfer of environmentally sound technologies to Africa: paradoxes, barriers, and prospects Damilola S. Olawuyi
9. Sustainable tourism and the impact of climate change on the Caribbean Nicole Gonzales
10. Sustainable development initiatives in the aviation industry in Latin America: focus on Brazil Julianna Scavuzzi and Maha Mousavi Sameh

Part III. Dispute Settlement:
11. Settlement of disputes at ICAO and sustainable development Armand de Mestral
12. International civil aviation and sustainable development: the application of WTO law Emilie Conway and Armand de Mestral

Part IV. Future Directions:
13. Getting to global cooperation: ICAO and climate change Alejandro Piera
14. Seeking global environmental harmony in aviation P. Paul Fitzgerald
15. Inspirations from sustainable maritime development Jeffrey J. Smith
16. Corporate social responsibility in the aviation industry P. Paul Fitzgerald and Rene David-Cooper
Conclusion: reflections on ICAO, sovereignty, and supra-state governance Brian F. Havel.