Routledge Handbook of International Environmental Law, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1136202870
  • ISBN-13: 9781136202872
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 856 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released December 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Overview

The Routledge Handbook of International Environmental Law is an advanced level reference guide which provides a comprehensive and contemporary overview of the corpus of international environmental law (IEL). The Handbook features specially commissioned papers by leading experts in the field of international environmental law, drawn from a range of both developed and developing countries in order to put forward a truly global approach to the subject. Furthermore, it addresses emerging and cross-cutting issues of critical importance for the years ahead.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Routledge Handbook of International Environmental Law.
Half Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Preface.
Acknowledgements.
Contributors.
List of Abbreviations and Acronyms.
Introduction.
The Legal Framework, Theories and Principles of International Environmental Law.
1: The Environment and International Society Issues, Concepts and Context.
2: The Origin and Development of International Environmental Law.
3: Principles of International Environmental Law.
4: The International Environmental Law-Making Process.
5: Environmental Justice and International Environmental Law.
Implementing International Environmental Law.
6: International Environmental Institutions.
7: The Role of Non-Governmental Organisations, Peoples and Courts in Implementing International Environmental Laws.
8: Information, Public Participation and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters.
9: The Funding of International Environmental Law.
10: The Settlement of Disputes in International Environmental Law.
11: Multinational Corporations and International Environmental Law.
Key Issues and Legal Frameworks.
12: Biological Diversity.
13: Freshwater, Habitats and Ecosystems.
14: International Freshwater Law.
15: Marine Environmental Law Unclos and Fisheries.
16: Marine Pollution Law.
17: Two Decades of the Basel Convention.
18: Pollution Control and the Regulation of Chemicals and E-Waste.
19: Air, Atmosphere and Climate Change.
20: The Climate Change Regime.
21: The Regulation of Space Activities and the Space Environment.
22: Nuclear Energy and the Environment.
23: International Cultural Heritage Law.
Regional Environmental Law.
24: European Environmental Law.
25: The Americas’ Environmental and Sustainable Development Law.
26: South East Asian Environmental Legal Governance.
27: International Environmental Law and Australia and New Zealand.
28: Environmental Law in Africa.
29: Polar Law and Good Governance.
Cross-Cutting Issues.
30: International Trade Rules and Environmental Effects.
31: International Investment Agreements and Sustainable Development Future Pathways.
32: Collective Indigenous Rights and the Environment.
33: Global Constitutional Environmental Rights.
34: Protection of the Environment During Armed Conflict.
35: International Disaster Law.
Contemporary and Future Challenges.
36: “Treaty Congestion” in Contemporary International Environmental Law.
37: Sustainable Development and International Environmental Law.
38: International Responsibility and Liability for Environmental Harm.
39: Deforestation, Redd and International Law.
40: Climate Refugees.
Bibliography.
Index.