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 Turner, Stephen J. Turner
     
 

ISBN-10: 9041128158

ISBN-13: 9789041128157

Pub. Date: 12/15/2008

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory

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

Overview

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 Legal & Regulatory
Publication date:
12/15/2008
Pages:
284
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents


Foreword. Preface. Acknowledgements. Abbreviations. 1. Introduction. 2. The Current Status of the Development of Environmental Rights at National and International Levels. 3. The Debate Relating to the Potential Development of a Substantive Environmental Right and the Proposed Design of such a Right. 4. A Substantive Environmental Right and the State Actor. 5. Companies and Multinational Enterprises. 6. Multilateral Development Banks. 7. The World Trade Organization. 8. Conclusion. Appendix: Draft Accord between States for the Development and Realization of a Substantive Environmental Right. Bibliography. Table of International Instruments. Table of International Cases. Table of National Laws. Table of National Cases.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >