An Ecological Approach to International Law: Responding to the Challenges of Climate Change

An Ecological Approach to International Law: Responding to the Challenges of Climate Change

by Prue Taylor
     
 

An Ecological Approach to International Law shows that international environmental law is fundamentally flawed and not equipped to meet global challenges. The book examines international legal responses to global climate change by analysing key concepts such as the doctrine of state sovereignty, the law on state responsibility, environmental rights and

See more details below

Overview

An Ecological Approach to International Law shows that international environmental law is fundamentally flawed and not equipped to meet global challenges. The book examines international legal responses to global climate change by analysing key concepts such as the doctrine of state sovereignty, the law on state responsibility, environmental rights and common heritage of mankind.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415162609
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/27/1998
Pages:
460
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
List of abbreviations
1Introduction1
2The scientific and ethical dimensions of the greenhouse effect9
3State responsibility for environmental harm61
4International liability for injurious consequences arising out of acts not prohibited by international law144
5Human rights and the environment196
6The common heritage of mankind258
7Rio: an opportunity lost?323
8Conclusion349
Appendices353
Bibliography407
Index431

Read More

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >