5 edition of Modern international law of the environment found in the catalog.
Modern international law of the environment
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Series||International law series ;, no. 3|
|LC Classifications||K3585.4 .K37 1995|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 137 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||137|
|LC Control Number||95147330|
3. The modern environmental movement The Immediate Political Origins The Legal Legacy of Environmentalism 4. The rise of modern environmental law The Intellectual Foundations of Environmental Law Economics Ecology Ethics 5. The fundamental principles and characteristics of modern environmental law The seventh edition of Textbook on International Law offers students new to the subject, a concise and focused introduction to the essential topics of an international law course from the nature and sources of international law to the use of force and human rights. Dixon guides students through the legal principles and areas of controversy, bringing the subject to life with the use of topical.
This article discusses developments in treaties during the modern era, along with developments in dispute settlement and national law, and the development of international environmental law as a. Environmental law is a collective term encompassing aspects of the law that provide protection to the environment. A related but distinct set of regulatory regimes, now strongly influenced by environmental legal principles, focus on the management of specific natural resources, such as forests, minerals, or areas, such as environmental impact assessment, may not fit neatly into.
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This book explores the changing nature of international law and its ability to respond to the contemporary issues related to international environment, trade and information technology. The evolution of international law has reached a stage where we are witnessing diminishing power of the state and its capacity to deal with the economic matters Price: $ The great value of this book is that it approaches international environmental law as part and parcel of international law.
It is a very analytical textbook, providing a very valuable and solid knowledge of international environmental law. Due to its in-depth analytical and 5/5(5). This book explores the changing nature of international law and its ability to respond to the contemporary issues related to international environment, trade and information technology.
The evolution of international law has reached a stage where we are witnessing diminishing power of the state and its capacity to deal with the economic matters.
Areas discussed include the convergence of human rights with environmental issues and the quest for the human right to a clean environment. The book also clearly demonstrates that international environmental law cannot be analysed in isolation since it greatly influences the development of general international law.
This important book makes an original and modern contribution to the study of "international environmental law," addressing its development over three time periods: the traditional period, the modern era, and the post-modern period.
Kuokkanen's thesis is this: in the traditional period there was no clear distinction between the protection of the environment and the exploitation of natural.
As conservation of the environment plays an increasingly important role within society, International Law and the Environment continues to be the essential read for students and practitioners alike.
International Law and the Environment, while remaining rooted within the substantive law, places legislation on the protection of the environment firmly at the core of its current context. 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 relations Chapter.
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. Peter H. Sand Peter H. Sand is a lecturer in international environmental law at the University of Munich, Germany, and a former Legal Adviser/Environmental Affairs Officer for several international organizations and institutions (the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO), the World Conservation Union, the UN Environment Programme, the UN Economic Commission for.
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'Principles of International Environmental Law remains the definitive treatise on this vitally important area of international law. The international community faces unprecedented environmental challenges and this work provides a comprehensive assessment of the capacity of environmental norms and institutions to address these threats.
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From these domestic developments stemmed international law’s engagement with environmentalism with the Stockholm Conference on the Human Environment, which is usually identified as the genesis of international environmental the wake of Stockholm came several other summits (notably the Rio Earth Summit, the Johannesburg Summit, and Rio.
AND BEYOND: THE MODERN ERA OF INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL LAW. Modern international environmental law dates to approximately when countries gathered for the United Nations Stockholm Conference on the Human Environment, and the United Nations Environment Pro-gramme (UNEP) was established.
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Get this from a library. International law and the environment: variations on a theme. [Tuomas Kuokkanen] -- This work contributes to the study of "international environmental law", addressing its development over three time periods: the traditional period, the modern era, and the post-modern.
the evolution of international environmental law helps us understand the possibil-ities and the limitations of law in addressing environmental problems, whether globally, regionally, or locally.
The evolution of international environmental law can be separated into three distinct periods: fromfrom ; and from International Environmental Law Introduction.
International environmental law is a body of international law concerned with protecting the environment, primarily through bilateral and multilateral international agreements. International environmental law developed as a subset of international law in the mid-twentieth century.
Although conservation movements developed in many nations in the. Protection of environment has become a major part of international law. International environmental law is developed between sovereign states to develop standards at the international level and provide obligation for state including their behaviour in international environmental matters.