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  • Emissions Trading Designby S. E. Weishaar

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    Emissions trading is becoming an increasingly popular policy instrument with growing diversity in design. This book examines emissions trading design, emissions trading implementation problems and how to address them. more...

  • Law of the Jungleby Paul M. Barrett

    Crown Publishing Group 2014; US$ 26.00

    The gripping story of one American lawyer?s obsessive crusade?waged at any cost?against Big Oil on behalf of the poor farmers and indigenous tribes of the Amazon rainforest. Steven Donziger, a self-styled social activist and Harvard educated lawyer, signed on to a budding class action lawsuit against multinational Texaco (which later merged with... more...

  • The Fragmentation of Global Climate Governanceby H. van Asselt

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    ‘How do the different international institutions addressing climate change interact? What are the actual and potential synergies and conflicts? What are the most effective strategies to manage institutional interplay? Harro van Asselt’s expertise in both international law and international relations, as well as his intimate knowledge of the... more...

  • Following the Proceeds of Environmental Crimeby Gregory Rose

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Huge quantities of natural resources are illegally harvested and their proceeds laundered in the Asia-Pacific region, fostering corruption and undermining environmental governance. Most illegal exploitation and pollution occurs in countries with poor governance capacities, but much of the sale for profit and money laundering occurs in mature markets... 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 Exploitation of Natural Resources of the Moon and Other Celestial Bodiesby F Tronchetti

    BRILL 2009; US$ 207.00

    The purpose of this book is to propose a legal regime to govern the exploitation of natural resources of the Moon and other celestial bodies. Considering, on the one side, the interest shown by States and private operators to extract and use extraterrestrial natural resources and, on the other, the absence of specific rules dealing with such an option,... 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...

  • The Environment, Risk and Liability in International Lawby Julio Barboza

    BRILL 2010; US$ 156.00

    Risk has always been an element of life. Yet modern technology continues to spread environmentally hazardous activity beyond State boundaries. These hazardous yet socially useful activities exist in a grey area between legality and wrongfulness.The Environment, Risk and Liability in International Lawexplains the important role liability plays in risk... more...

  • Legal Aspects of Satellite Remote Sensingby Atsuyo Ito

    BRILL 2011; US$ 156.00

    This book documents the latest research relating to the legal aspects of satellite remote sensing, which is still largely unregulated, and identifies shortcomings in the current legal regime before proposing improvements needed for its full utilisation. more...

  • Umwelt- und energierechtliche Aspekte in der Bauleitplanung ? aktuelle Rechtsentwicklungenby Willy Spannowsky; Andreas Hofmeister

    Lexxion Verlagsgesellschaft mbH 2014; US$ 43.54

    Den Verbandsgemeinden, Städten und Gemeinden ist als Planungsträgern für die städtebauliche Planung eine umfassende Aufgabenverantwortung für die nachhaltige städtebauliche Entwicklung zugeordnet. Sie sollen bei der Bauleitplanung einen Beitrag zum Klimaschutz leisten und gleichzeitig eine angemessene Umweltvorsorge gewährleisten. Umwelt- und energiefachliche... more...