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  • Climate Change and Forest Governanceby Simon Butt; Rosemary Lyster; Tim Stephens

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    Deforestation in tropical rainforest countries is one of the largest contributors to human-induced climate change. Deforestation, especially in the tropics, contributes around 20 per cent of annual global greenhouse gas emissions, and, in the case of Indonesia, amounts to 85 per cent of its annual emissions from human activities. This book provides... more...

  • Planet Oceanby Paul Watson; Jan Dutkiewicz

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 1.99

    Veteran environmental activist and Whale Wars host Paul Watson offers in this interview a provocative and revolutionary view of the state of an environment in crisis. The planet may survive our environmental destruction, he argues, but humans may not. Focused on protecting oceans, preventing the loss of biodiversity, and promoting individual action,... more...

  • Institutions and the Environmentby A. Vatn

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2005; US$ 40.00

    This important text develops an institutional response to the core issues raised in public policy making and develops a distinct understanding of the role of institutions, not least in the study of environmental problems. It questions: how are conflicting interests shaped and taken into account in policy making? How should they be accounted for? What... more...

  • China and International Environmental Liabilityby Michael Faure; Song Ying

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2008; US$ 40.00

    Considers the ways in which transboundary environmental pollution can be remedied through a variety of legal instruments. This book focuses on international environmental law and international conventions as well as the application of national environmental law in a transboundary legal context. It is suitable for practitioners and students. more...

  • Climate Change and European Emissions Tradingby M. Faure; M. Peeters

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2008; US$ 40.00

    Focuses on the EU-wide greenhouse gas emissions trading scheme for major industries. This book combines legal and economic approaches and reviews the major revision of this scheme. It discusses many design options, including auctioning, credit and trade, the inclusion of aviation emissions, and linking possibilities. more...

  • Adjudicating Climate Changeby William C. G. Burns; Hari M. Osofsky

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 36.00

    This book examines lawsuits over climate change that have been brought around the world. more...

  • Fairness in International Climate Change Law and Policyby Friedrich Soltau

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 40.00

    This work analyses fairness dimensions of the climate regime. more...

  • Protecting the Oceans Beyond National Jurisdictionby Robin Warner

    BRILL 2009; US$ 160.00

    Knowledge of the marine environment beyond national jurisdiction and its unique biodiversity is developing. This title examines the threats to the marine environment beyond national jurisdiction from existing and emerging human uses and the adequacy of the international law provisions to protect this major part of the global environment. more...

  • The Future of Ocean Regime-Buildingby Aldo Chircop; Ted L. McDorman; Susan Rolston

    BRILL 2009; US$ 255.00

    While regimes often provide order and certainty and a consequent reduction in disputes and misunderstandings, regimes are driven by specific concerns. With disciplinary backgrounds and perspectives, this title follows a tradition of scholarly inquiry into the governance, creation, operation, viability and maintenance of international regimes. more...

  • Moving Water and the Lawby Marleen van Rijswick

    Europa Law Publishing 2008; US$ 48.00

    This inaugural address (June 5th, 2008) discusses water law from the perspective of the protection of water rights, granted in European and Dutch water Law, with a focus on a fair distribution of water rights. It looks for a connection between classical protection and regulation of water and new governance approaches. Special attention is paid to the... more...