The Law of Energy for Sustainable Development

The Law of Energy for Sustainable Development

by Adrian J. Bradbrook
     
 

Bradbrook (U. of Adelaide, Australia), Lyster (U. of Sydney, Australia), Ottinger (Pace U., US), and Xi (Shanghai Jiao Tong U., China) present the proceedings of the inaugural colloquium of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources Academy of Environmental Law, which took place in November 2003. The colloquium focused on the question… See more details below

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Bradbrook (U. of Adelaide, Australia), Lyster (U. of Sydney, Australia), Ottinger (Pace U., US), and Xi (Shanghai Jiao Tong U., China) present the proceedings of the inaugural colloquium of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources Academy of Environmental Law, which took place in November 2003. The colloquium focused on the question of law reform in the energy sector and the 34 internationally-authored papers resulting are organized into section dealing with sustainable development and the role of energy law, legal issues in contemporary energy law, international energy law, comparative energy law, electricity restructuring, financing for sustainable energy, and civil society and the procedural requirements of energy law for sustainable development. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521845250
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/15/2004
Series:
IUCN Academy of Environmental Law Research Studies Series
Pages:
630
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.46(d)

Table of Contents

Message from Kofi A. Annan, Secretary-general, United Nations
Introduction - a global learned society to address earth's evolution : the IUCN Academy Of Environmental Law1
Public lectures on international environmental law6
1Development and energy37
2The imperatives of energy for sustainable development46
32020 energy demand of China and energy conservation53
4Sustainable development and the Marrakech Accords56
5Ethical implications74
6Technological implications93
7Legal frameworks for energy for sustainable development103
8Air pollution control laws : common but differentiated responsibilities for managing the atmosphere124
9Green pricing and green power marketing : demand-side mechanisms for promoting "green power" in deregulated energy markets138
10Agricultural renewable energy and its management in China156
11International law and global sustainable energy production and consumption181
12Policy option202
13Financing energy for sustainable development222
14The clean development mechanism and UNFCCC/Kyoto protocol developments231
15The report of the world commission on dams : some implications for energy law237
16International issues for sustainable development : IUCN perspective255
17Enhanced implementation and enforcement of international environmental laws by the judiciary260
18UNDP : China's energy portfolio291
19Implementing the Kyoto protocol beyond the WSSD at Johannesburg - the Japanese perspective295
20Strategy, policy, and law promoting renewable energy resources in China302
21Energy development and utilization in Africa324
22European energy law initiatives370
23The law of energy for sustainable development in Britain395
24Some environmental lessons from electricity restructuring407
25The implications of electricity restructuring for a sustainable energy framework : what's law got to do with it?415
26Electricity market liberalization and energy sustainability449
27Financing clean energy for development473
28Legal aspects of international project finance for sustainable energy development487
29Emissions trading systems507
30The role of civil society521
31Foundations in university education540
32The role of the judiciary560
33Access to justice and citizen enforcement567
34The business case and approach to sustainable energy577

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