1. Elgar Encyclopedia of Environmental Law series

    Series editor: Michael Faure, Maastricht University and Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands

    For submissions in this series please contact our commissioning editor - http://www.e-elgar.com/submitting-proposal The Elgar Encyclopedia of Environmental Law is a landmark reference work, providing definitive and comprehensive coverage of this dynamic field. The Encyclopedia is organised into 12 volumes around top-level subjects – such as water, energy and climate change – that reflect some of the most pressing issues facing us today. Each volume probes the key elements of law, the essential concepts, and the latest research through concise, structured entries written by international experts. Each entry includes an extensive bibliography as a starting point for further reading. The mix of authoritative commentary and insightful discussion will make this an essential tool for research and teaching, as well as a valuable resource for professionals and policymakers. Key features: • Ideal entry point for research into a particular topic • Valuable reference tool for students • Organised into 12 volumes on major themes • Consists of concise, well-structured entries • Builds in international perspectives and cross-disciplinary insights As well as traditional print volumes, the Encyclopedia is available as an integrated online resource. The electronic edition features a specially-designed interface, powerful search, and direct linking to references. With unrestricted campus-wide access, it is the ideal choice for libraries. • Sophisticated search and cross-linking • Navigation tools to aid use as an integrated resource • Direct linking to external references • Technology designed to aid library integration

Books in this series

TOTAL: 5
  1. Multilateral Environmental Treaties

    Multilateral Environmental Treaties

    Edited by Malgosia Fitzmaurice, Attila Tanzi, Angeliki Papantoniou
    This volume of the Elgar Encyclopedia of Environmental Law presents an overview and selective analysis of multilateral environmental agreements (MEAs). These agreements encompass the regulating aspects of the protection, conservation, management, use and exploitation of living and natural resources in various areas: from biodiversity to fisheries, marine environment, shared freshwater resources, atmosphere, climate change, procedural obligations and rights and human rights, as well as Polar Regions. This book guides the reader through the multifarious conventional regulation of such areas of environmental protection, both at the global and regional levels, and details the path from the first post-war sectorial attempts at introducing international pieces of conventional environmental regulation to the booming of environmental instruments of the ‘90s and the recent fertile period of creation of new MEAs and their exponential growth. Learn More
    August 2017   Hardback Price: $ 270.00   Web: $ 243.00
    Availability: Not yet published
  2. Compliance and Enforcement of Environmental Law

    Compliance and Enforcement of Environmental Law

    Edited by Lee Paddock, David L. Markell, Nicholas S. Bryner
    Countries throughout the world have adopted increasingly comprehensive environmental laws over recent years. Even so, immense challenges remain to achieve desired sustainability outcomes. One of the key problems in bridging the gap between legal requirements and sustainability outcomes is deficiencies in compliance and enforcement programs. Compliance and Enforcement of Enviromental Law, one of the constituent volumes in the Elgar Encyclopedia of Environmental Law, brings together leading experts to provide a detailed overview of compliance and enforcement tools. The entries are structured around key topics, including: common law causes of action, writing enforceable rules, monitoring and reporting requirements, administrative enforcement, civil judicial enforcement, assessment of civil penalties, and criminal liability. The book also addresses targeting efforts to maximize the value of limited resources and ways of measuring compliance to help ensure that results are obtained using the relevant tools. Learn More
    May 2017   Hardback Price: $ 210.00   Web: $ 189.00
    Availability: Not yet published (pre-order)
  3. Biodiversity and Nature Protection Law

    Biodiversity and Nature Protection Law

    Edited by Elisa Morgera, Jona Razzaque
    The unprecedented degradation of the planet’s vital ecosystems and species, and the consequent damage to the variability of life on Earth, are one of the most pressing issues confronting the international community. The purpose of this volume of the Elgar Encyclopedia of Environmental Law is to provide a critical assessment of international biodiversity law in the face of the failed attempts to reduce the global trend in irreversible biodiversity loss and the need to increase efforts, including through indirect drivers of change such as institutions, governance and legal frameworks. Learn More
    April 2017   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
    Availability: Not yet published (pre-order)
  4. Decision Making in Environmental Law

    Decision Making in Environmental Law

    Edited by Lee Paddock, Robert L. Glicksman, Nicholas S. Bryner
    Environmental issues are at the heart of some of the most complex and consequential decisions that society must face in pursuit of a more sustainable future. They encompass the international, national, and local levels and engage all branches of government. Decision Making in Environmental Law, one of the constituent volumes in the Elgar Encyclopedia of Environmental Law, brings together some of the leading experts in the field and provides a structured overview of the various dimensions of decision making from an environmental law perspective. Topics include: the use of treaties, common law tools, rulemaking, access to information, regulatory structures, market-based and trading mechanisms, monitoring and reporting, voluntary programs and private regulation, environmental impact analysis, public engagement and environmental justice, administrative and judicial review, and the role of environmental courts and tribunals. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
    Availability: In Stock
  5. Climate Change Law

    Climate Change Law

    Edited by Daniel A. Farber, Marjan Peeters
    Climate Change Law, the first volume of the Elgar Encyclopedia of Environmental Law, provides a guide to the rapidly evolving body of legal scholarship relating to climate change. This book focuses on concepts that are of concern to researchers, students and policymakers rather than on the details of national legislation. It provides a comprehensive discussion, with more than 50 structured entries developed by experts from across the world. The coverage sets mitigation and adaptation issues in their wider context, using both international and national perspectives. The core topics include the difficulty of setting up a coherent international treaty approach, the importance of national and subnational legal action, the potential role of international and national courts, and the importance of human rights and environmental justice Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 360.00   Web: $ 324.00
    Availability: In Stock