Environmental Law and Sustainability after Rio

Environmental Law and Sustainability after Rio

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ISBN-13: 9780857936660
Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 04/13/2013
Pages: 432
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Edited by Jamie Benidickson, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa, Canada, Ben Boer, Sydney Law School, University of Sydney, Australia, Antonio Herman Benjamin, Justice, High Court of Brazil (STJ) and Professor, Catholic University of Brasilia and Karen Morrow, School of Law, University of Swansea, Wales, UK

Table of Contents

Contents:
1. Introduction: Environmental Law and Sustainability after Rio
Jamie Benidickson, Ben Boer, Antonio Herman Benjamin and Karen Morrow
PART I: HISTORY, PRINCIPLES AND CONCEPTS OF SUSTAINABILITY
2. Reflecting on Rio: Environmental Law in the Coming Decades
Nicholas A. Robinson
3. Capacity Building in Environmental Law in African Universities
Charles Odidi Okidi
4. Local Agenda 21: A Rights-based Approach to Local Environmental Governance
Anél du Plessis
5. Brazilian ‘Socioambientalismo’ and Environmental Justice
Fernanda de Salles Cavedon and Ricardo Stanziola Vieira
6. Risk Society and the Precautionary Principle
Miriam Alfie Cohen and Adrián de Garay Sánchez
7. Measuring the Environment through Public Procurement
Nicola Lugaresi
PART II: ENVIRONMENTAL RIGHTS, ACCESS TO JUSTICE
AND LIABILITY ISSUES
8. A Sustainable and Equitable Legal Order
Werner Scholtz
9. The Courts and Public Participation in Environmental Decision-
making
Karen Morrow
10. Enchanced Access to Environmental Justice in Kenya
Robert Kibugi
11. Towards a New Theory of Environmental Liability Without Proof of Damage
José Juan González
12. Diffuse Damages in Environmental Torts in Brazil
Arlindo Daibert
PART III: NATURAL RESOURCES AND SUSTAINABILITY
13. Transboundary Aquifers: Towards Substantive and Process Reform in Treaty-making
Joseph W. Dellapenna and Flavia Rocha Loures
14. Achieving Sustainability: Plant Breeders’ and Farmers’ Rights
Mekete Bekele Tekle
PART IV: ENERGY, CLIMATE CHANGE AND SUSTAINABILITY
15. International Law and Sustainable Energy: A Portrait of Failure
David Hodas
16. Cross-border Gas Pipelines and Sustainability in Southern Africa
Willemien du Plessis
17. Is EU Climate Change Policy Legally Robust?
Javier de Cendra de Larragán
18. Combating Climate Change in Uganda
Emmanuel Kasimbazi
PART V: NATURE CONSERVATION AND SUSTAINABILITY
19. Contractual Tools for Implementing the CBD in South Africa
Alexander Paterson
20. Mangrove Swamps and Sustainability
Marcelo Nogueira Camargos and Solange Teles da Silva
21. The Amazonian Treaty and Harmonisation of Environmental Legislation
José Augusto Fontoura Costa, Solange Teles da Silva and Fernanda Sola
Index

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