This book investigates how sustainability informs key principles and concepts of domestic and international law. It calls for the recognition of ecological sustainability as a fundamental principle to guide the entire legal system rather than just environmental legislation. To this end, the book makes a contribution to global environmental constitutionalism, a rapidly growing area within comparative and international environmental law and constitutional law. This 2nd edition has been fully revised and updated to take account of recent developments and new case law. The book will be a valuable resource for students, researchers and policy makers working in the areas of environmental law and governance.
|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
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About the Author
Klaus Bosselmann is Professor of Law and Director of the New Zealand Centre for Environmental Law, University of Auckland, New Zealand. He is Chair of the IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law Ethics Specialist Group and Co-Chair of the Global Ecological Integrity Group. For his pioneering work on ecological approaches to law, policy and governance he received numerous awards including the Inaugural Senior Scholarship Prize of the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law, the global professional organization of environmental law scholars.
Table of Contents
Foreword to the 1st edition
Chapter One: The Meaning of Sustainability
Chapter Two: The Principle of Sustainability
Chapter Three: Ecological Justice
Chapter Four: Ecological Human Rights and Constitutions
Chapter Five: The State as Environmental Trustee
Chapter Six: Governance for Sustainability