Greening International Law

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Environmental problems do not respect international boundaries; they affect the entire globe, and dealing with them is a matter for international political negotiation, law and institutions. Greening International
Law assesses the extent to which the international community has so far adapted to address environmental problems, and examines the fundamental changes needed to the structure and organisation of the legal system and its institutions. The contributors to this volume ...
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Overview

Environmental problems do not respect international boundaries; they affect the entire globe, and dealing with them is a matter for international political negotiation, law and institutions. Greening International
Law assesses the extent to which the international community has so far adapted to address environmental problems, and examines the fundamental changes needed to the structure and organisation of the legal system and its institutions. The contributors to this volume have all played a central role in the development of international environmental law over the past decade, and their essays will be of interest to all those professionally,
academically or individually concerned with the resolution of environmental problems.
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Editorial Reviews

David Pearce
Global environmental problems demand global, cooperative solutions. That means rethinking international law. Building on their formidable international experience, Philippe Sands and his colleagues have launched us into that rethink.
Environmental Politics
..the delights of this book are its readability and topicality... recommended reading for international lawyers and environmental scientists alike.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781853831515
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 9/28/1996
  • Series: Law and Sustainable Development Series
  • Edition description: 1
  • Pages: 286
  • Product dimensions: 5.24 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.83 (d)

Meet the Author

Philippe Sands is a practising Barrister and the Legal Director of the Foundation for International Environmental Law, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, and Visiting Professor at New York University Law School.

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Table of Contents

Foreword
• Acknowledgements
• List of Contributors
• Introduction
• International Environmental Law from Stockholm to Rio: Back to the Future?
• the Rio Declaration: A New Basis for International Cooperation
• Defending the Global Commons
• Enforcing Environmental Security
• Greening Bretton woods
• Greening the EEC Treaty
• The GATT and the Environment
• Environmental Law and Policy in Antarctica
• Radioactive Waste Dumping at Sea
• The Evolution of International Whaling
• Technology-based Approaches Versus Market-based Approaches
• Notes and References
• Glossary
• List of Treaties and Other International Acts
• List of Cases
• Index

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