International law of environmental protection
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International law of environmental protection by Steven Scott Young

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Published by Cahners Publishing in Des Plaines, IL .
Written in English

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StatementSteven Scott Young.
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Open LibraryOL21382346M
ISBN 100934165556

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International environmental law covers topics such as biodiversity, climate change, ozone depletion, toxic and hazardous substances, desertification, marine resources, and the quality of air, land and water. It also has synergies with related areas of international law like international trade, human rights, international finance, and so on. Chapter XIV. International environmental law Development and environment Atmospheric protection and climate change Biological diversity Hazardous activities and substances Desertification Chapter XV. International watercourses Book Four Chapter XVI. International labour law Fundamental instruments Declarations Chapter XVII. Law of cultural. Guide to International Environmental Law addresses why and how the international system elaborates environmental obligations and monitors compliance with them. The book discusses the relationship between international obligations and national and local law, with particular reference to federal by: Document Type: Book: OCLC Number: Description: ix, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: The International Law of Pollution --International Environmental Diplomacy --State Responsibility and the Marine Environment --The Rules of Decision --International Law and Pollution --Principles for International Groundwater Law --Principles Deriving from Main Legal Systems --Principles Emerging .

International Environmental Law Collection As the impact of climate change is felt with increasing severity around the world, the question of whether the framework of international law can address the challenges of environmental protection and the need for global cooperation is more important than ever. Dinah L. Shelton & Alex Kiss, Guide to International Environmental Law in Alexandre Kiss, Dinah Shelton, GUIDE TO INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL LAW (Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, ). This Article is brought to you for free and open access by the Faculty Scholarship at Scholarly by: Written in an accessible manner and clearly structured, this book offers a comprehensive overview of the rules of public international law that have environmental protection as their goal. The authors have succeeded in striking the right balance between breadth of coverage and analytical by: Book Description. This book seeks to better understand how International Environmental Law regimes evolve. The authors address throughout the major environmental, economic, and political tensions that have both shaped and constrained the evolution of international environmental policy within regimes, and its expression in international legal rule and norm development.

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