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Global Environmental Law at a Crossroads

Edited by: Robert V. Percival, J. Lin, Piermattei William

ISBN13: 9781783470860
Published: December 2015
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback (Hardback in 2014)
Price: £35.00
Hardback edition , ISBN13 9781783470846



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This timely volume considers the future of environmental law and governance in the aftermath of the "Rio+20" conference. An international set of expert contributors begin by addressing a range of governance concepts that can be used to address environmental problems.

The book then provides a survey of key environmental challenges across the globe, before finally giving an assessment of possible governance models for the future.

Subjects:
Environmental Law
Contents:
PART I: ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE FRAMEWORKS
1. Introduction
2. Strengthening National Environmental Governance to Promote Sustainable Development. Scott Fulton and Steve Wolfson
3. The Future We Want and Constitutionally Enshrined Procedural Rights in Environmental Matters. James R. May and Erin Daly
4. The Rights of Nature in Ecuador: An Opportunity to Reflect on Society, Law and Environment. Jordi Jaria i Manzano
5. Environmental NGOs and Sustainable Development in China. Yuhong Zhao

PART II: ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGES - A WORLD TOUR
6. The Middle East: Climate Change, Water Insecurity and Hydrodiplomacy. Itzchak Kornfeld
7. Land Grabbing and Food Security in Ethiopia: The Dilemmas of Sustainable Development. Mekete Bekele Tekle
8. Protecting Gifts from the Sea: Ocean Governance for Living Marine Resources after Rio +20. Anastasia Telesetsky
9. Lost in Translation: Threatened Species Law in Australia. Jacqueline Williams, Amanda Kennedy, and Donna Craig
10. Environmental Justice in Nigeria's Oil Industry: Recognizing and Embracing Contemporary Legal Developments. Rhuks Ako
11. The Clean Development Mechanism and its Sustainable Development Premise: the Inadequacy of the Kyoto Protocol to Guarantee Climate Justice. Camille Parrod

PART III: GOVERNANCE MODELS - LOOKING TO THE FUTURE
12. The Unbearable Tiredness of Sustainable Development. Nicola Lugaresi
13. Cap and Trade versus Carbon Tax to Mitigate Climate Change: One-Size-Fits-All Solution in China? Ping Chen and Frank Maes
14. Environmental Law, Policy, and Governance: Environmental Management Systems for Cities. Lye Lin-Heng
15. Sustainable Management, a Sustainable Ethic? Trevor Daya-Winterbottom
16. Payment of Ecosystem Services in Brazil: Between Efficiency and Equity. Ana Maria de Oliveira Nusdeo and Ana Luiza Garcia Campos
17. European Union Climate Law & Practice at the End of the Kyoto Era: Unilateralism, Extraterritoriality and the Future of Global Climate Change Governance. Lorenzo Schiano di Pepe
18. Legal Challenges in the Creation of a World Environmental Organisation Nils Goetey