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Environmental

  • The Global Emergence of Constitutional Environmental Rightsby Joshua C. Gellers

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Over the past 40 years, countries throughout the world have similarly adopted human rights related to environmental governance and protection in national constitutions. Interestingly, these countries vary widely in terms of geography, politics, history, resources, and wealth. This raises the question: why do some countries have constitutional environmental... more...

  • Protecting the Marine Environment From Land-Based Sources of Pollutionby Daud Hassan

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Global findings estimate that 80 per cent of marine pollution originates from land-based sources and is trans-boundary in nature. These problems persist in spite of a number of legal and policy initiatives taken to protect the marine environment. This volume explores the applications and shortcomings of current international regimes in addressing these... more...

  • Environmental Taxation in Practiceby Thomas Sterner; Adrian Muller

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 400.00

    Since the 1980's, market-based instruments for environmental policy have become increasingly important. Focusing on environmental taxation in practice, this volume collects key contributions on a wide range of topics, including comparisons of environmental taxation schemes in different countries, political economy issues and key aspects of concrete... more...

  • Deleuze and Environmental Damageby Mark Halsey

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book offers a post-structuralist critique of the problems associated with modernist accounts of environmental harm and regulation. Through a notably detailed micro-political analysis of forest conflict, the author explores the limits of academic commentary on environmental issues and suggests that the traditional variables of political economy,... more...

  • Client Earthby James Thornton; Martin Goodman

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2017; US$ 24.99

    Environmentally, our planet lacks the laws to keep it safe and those laws we do have are feebly enforced. Every new year is the hottest in human history, while forest, reef, ice, tundra, and species are disappearing forever. It is easy to lose all hope. Who will stop the planet from committing ecological suicide? The UN? Governments? Activists?... more...

  • Sustainable Development Principles in the Decisions of International Courts and Tribunalsby Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger; Judge C.G. Weeramantry

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The 2002 New Delhi Declaration of Principles of International Law relating to Sustainable Development set out seven principles on sustainable development, as agreed in treaties and soft-law instruments from before the 1992 Rio ?Earth Summit? UNCED, to the 2002 Johannesburg World Summit on Sustainable Development, to the 2012 Rio UNCSD. Recognition... more...

  • Japanese Environmental Philosophyby J. Baird Callicott; James McRae

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 44.99

    Japanese Environmental Philosophy is an anthology that responds to the environmental problems of the 21st century by drawing from Japanese philosophical traditions to investigate our relationships with other humans, nonhuman animals, and the environment. It contains chapters from fifteen distinguished scholars from Japan, the United States, and Europe. more...

  • Regulating Shale Gasby Leonie Reins

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2017; US$ 40.00

    Regulating Shale Gas discusses the regulatory context of shale gas in the European Union and draws conclusions on the EU’s broader approach towards the regulation of new technologies. Providing the first dedicated examination of the overall regulatory context of shale gas in the EU, Leonie Reins reveals how the EU’s new constitutional setup... more...

  • Global Environmental Protection through Tradeby Barbara Cooreman

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2017; US$ 40.00

    Despite an increasing global awareness of environmental concerns, setting internationally binding and ambitious commitments has proven exceedingly complex. As states are seeking alternative methods to support global environmental protection, this book takes a closer look at the possibility of using national trade measures that make market access conditional... more...

  • Pesticide Policy and Politics in the European Unionby Emanuela Bozzini

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 48.11

    This book explores the regulation of pesticides in the European Union in order to reveal the complex, controversial, and contested nature of an assessment system proudly declared by the EU to be ?the strictest in the world?.  The current regulatory framework is based on Regulation 1107/2009, which substantially reformed the previous system. ... more...