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Vol 22 No 4 April/May 2017

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Earth Governance: Trusteeship of the Global Commons


ISBN13: 9781783477814
Published: July 2015
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £85.00



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The predicament of uncontrolled growth in a finite world puts the global commons - such as oceans, atmosphere, and biosphere - at risk. So far, states have not found the means to protect what essentially is outside their jurisdiction. However the jurisprudence of international law has matured to a point that makes global governance beyond state-negotiated compromises both possible and desirable. This book makes an ambitious yet well-researched and convincing case for trusteeship governance.

Earth Governance shows how the United Nations together with states can draw from their own traditions to develop new, effective regimes of environmental trusteeship. Klaus Bosselmann argues that the integrity of the earth's ecological system depends on institutional reform and that only an ethic of stewardship and trusteeship will create the institutions, laws and policies powerful enough to reclaim and protect the global commons.

This comprehensive exploration of environmental governance will appeal to scholars and students of environmental law, and international law and relations, as well as to UN and Government officials and policymakers.

Subjects:
Environmental Law
Contents:
1. World At A Tipping Point
2. Framing Earth Governance
3. Commons
4. The Global Commons
5. Trusteeship
6. State As Environmental Trustee
7. Trusteeship And The United Nations
8. Institutionalizing Trusteeship For The Global Commons Conclusion: There Is Another Way
Bibliography
Index