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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Research Handbook on Climate Change Adaptation Law

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Edited by: Jonathan Verschuuren

ISBN13: 9781781000076
Published: July 2013
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £155.00

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This timely Research Handbook discusses the challenges brought about by the need to adapt to a changing climate. It considers how adaptation is necessary to address impacts resulting from the warming of the Earth's atmosphere which is already unavoidable due to past emissions. With adaptation policies around the world still in their infancy, the book examines the legal challenges and barriers to climate change adaptation and how can they be overcome. It brings together expert contributors to consider topics ranging across tort and insurance law, disaster law, water law, marine law, planning law, biodiversity law, green buildings, pollution control, displacement, agriculture and energy. With its transnational and multilevel approach, the Research Handbook on Climate Change Adaptation Law will be an essential resource for academics in the field of climate change policy and law, policymakers and other government officials working on climate change, and NGOs working in the field of climate change.

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Environmental Law
1. Introduction Jonathan Verschuuren
2. Climate Change Adaptation Under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and Related Documents Jonathan Verschuuren
3. Adaptation and Climate Justice Rosemary Lyster
4. Climate Change Induced Displacement and Migration and Human Rights Law Mariya Gromilova and Nicola Jagers
5. Climate Change Adaptation and Compensation Michael Faure
6. Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Law Dewald van Niekerk
7. Climate Change Adaptation and Public Health Law Lindsay F. Wiley
8. Climate Change Adaptation and Agricultural and Forestry Law Robert W. Adler
9. Climate Change Adaptation and Water Law Jonathan Verschuuren
10. Climate Change Adaptation and Marine and Coastal Law Tim Stephens
11. Climate Change Adaptation and Biodiversity Law Arie Trouwborst
12. Climate Change Adaptation and Land Use Planning Law Keith H. Hirokawa and Jonathan Rosenbloom
13. Climate Change Adaptation and Green Building Keith H. Hirokawa and Aurelia Marina Pohrib
14. Climate Change Adaptation and Environmental and Pollution Control Law Jonathan Verschuuren
15. Climate Change Adaptation and Electricity Infrastructure Rosemary Lyster and Rebekah Byrne