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International Environmental Law

By Mohammad Naseem, Saman Naseem
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Derived from the renowned multi-volume International Encyclopaedia of Laws, this book provides ready access to treaties, conventions, legislation and practice concerning the International Environmental Law. A general introduction covers geographic considerations, political, social and cultural aspects of environmental study, the history, sources and principles of environmental law, environmental legislation, carbon credits and the role of public authorities.

The main body of the book deals first with laws aimed directly at protecting the environment from pollution in specific areas such as air, water, waste, soil, noise, and radiation. Then, a section on nature and conservation management covers protection of natural and cultural resources such as monuments, landscapes, parks and reserves, wildlife, agriculture, forests, fish, subsoil, and minerals. Further treatment includes the application of zoning and land-use planning, rules on liability, and administrative and judicial remedies to environmental issues and disputes. There is also an analysis of the impact of international and regional legislation and treaties on environmental regulation.

Its succinct yet scholarly nature, as well as the practical quality of the information it provides, make this book a valuable resource for lawyers handling cases dealing with and affecting international environment. Academics and researchers, as well as business investors, corporate houses and international organizations in the field, will welcome this very useful guide, and will appreciate its value in the study of comparative international environmental law and policy.

Publish Date 04/19/2018
Product Line Kluwer Law International
ISBN 9789041199973
SKU 10064399-0001
Table of Contents

The Author

List of Abbreviations

Acknowledgements

General Introduction

Part I. International Environmental Law: Evolution and Sources

Chapter 1. Historical Evolution of International Environmental Law

Chapter 2. Sources of International Environmental Law

Chapter 3. Role of State and Non-state Actors in Development of International Environmental Law

Chapter 4. Environmental Agreements

Part II. Pollution and Climate Change

Chapter 1. Environmental Pollution/Climate Change

Part III. Law Relating to Air and Atmospheric Pollution

Chapter 1. Air Pollution

Part IV. Law Relating to Water Pollution

Chapter 1. Water Pollution

Part V. Law Relating to Pollution of Sea

Chapter 1. Law of Sea

Chapter 2. The Regulation of Oil Spills from Ships and Offshore Installations

Part VI. Chemical and Radiological Pollution

Chapter 1. Chemical Pollutants

Chapter 2. Radiological Pollution

Part VII. Trans-boundary Pollution

Chapter 1. Trans-boundary Air Pollution

Chapter 2. Trans-boundary Marine Pollution

Part VIII. Forest, Wild Life, and Fisheries

Chapter 1. Forests, Plants, and Ecosystem

Chapter 2. Wildlife Conservation

Chapter 3. Fisheries

Part IX. Soil Erosion, Waste Management

Chapter 1. Soil Erosion and Land Degradation

Chapter 2. Waste Management

Part X. Sustainable Development, Global Commons

Chapter 1. Sustainable Development

Chapter 2. The Common Heritage of Mankind and Global Commons

Part XI. Environmental Crimes, Wars, and Risks

Chapter 1. Transnational Environmental Crime

Chapter 2. Impact of War on Environment

Chapter 3. Environmental Risk Management

Part XII. Environment and Human Rights

Chapter 1. Pollution Free Environment: A Human Right

Chapter 2. Human Rights and Stabilization Clauses

Part XIII. Management of Natural Resources and Environmental Law

Chapter 1. Global Energy Growth and Environment

Chapter 2. Coal and Pollution

Chapter 3. Nuclear Energy and Environmental Liability

Chapter 4. Electricity and Pollution

Part XIV. Environmental Jurisprudence

Chapter 1. Precautionary Principle

Chapter 2. Polluter Pays

Chapter 3. Prevention

Chapter 4. Integration Principle

Chapter 5. Sustainable Development Principle

Chapter 6. The Public Participation Principle

Chapter 7. Proximity Principle

Part XV. Means of Implementation and Compliance

Chapter 1. Implementation and Enforcement

Chapter 2. Institutions and Bodies for Enforcement

Chapter 3. Environmental Impact Assessment

Selected Bibliography

Index

Volumes