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
     
 

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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

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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.

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Addresses questions of global competition and cooperation in international law within the framework of the environment and the problem of climate change. Key principles of international environmental law are discussed, including state responsibility, international liability for acts not prohibited by international law, human rights with respect to the environment, and the concept of a common heritage of mankind. Suggests a radical rethinking of fundamental principles such as state sovereignty to develop a new ethic of environmental law. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781134715855
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/28/2008
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
464
File size:
1 MB

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