A Substantive Environmental Right: An Examination of the Legal Obligations of Decision-makers towards the Environment

A Substantive Environmental Right: An Examination of the Legal Obligations of Decision-makers towards the Environment

by Stephen Turner, Stephen J. Turner
     
 

ISBN-10: 9041128158

ISBN-13: 9789041128157

Pub. Date: 12/15/2008

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

Accute global awareness of environmental degradation seems at last to have created a consensus that environmental obligations should be imposed on decision-makers, whether state or non-state actors. However, although substantive environmental rights
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Accute global awareness of environmental degradation seems at last to have created a consensus that environmental obligations should be imposed on decision-makers, whether state or non-state actors. However, although substantive environmental rights

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789041128157
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date:
12/15/2008
Pages:
284
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Introduction 1

Ch. 2 The Current Status of the Development of Environmental Rights at National and International Levels 5

Ch. 3 The Debate Relating to the Potential Development of a Substantive Environmental Right and the Proposed Design of Such a Right 45

Ch. 4 A Substantive Environmental Right and the State Actor 81

Ch. 5 Companies and Multinational Enterprises 109

Ch. 6 Multilateral Development Banks 149

Ch. 7 The World Trade Organization 185

Ch. 8 Conclusion 215

App Draft Accord between States for the Development and Realization of a Substantive Environmental Right 221

Bibliography 223

Table of International Instruments 259

Table of International Cases 267

Table of National Laws 271

Table of National Cases 273

Index 277

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