1. The International Library of Law and the Environment series

    This important series presents authoritative selections of the most significant articles in environmental law scholarship. Each collection covers a discrete subsection of the literature and is edited by a distinguished specialist in that particular field. An original introduction, written by the editor, places the choices into context. This ensures that a sometimes wide-ranging and diverse literature is distilled into single – essential – points of reference. The series is a comprehensive guide to the subject of environmental law and will be an invaluable tool for students, scholars and practitioners.

Books in this series

TOTAL: 9
  1. Sustainable Development and International Environmental Law

    Sustainable Development and International Environmental Law

    Edited by David Freestone
    At the time of the 1972 Stockholm UN Conference on the Human Environment, the concept of sustainable development and the subject of international environmental law were virtually unknown. Since then, the importance of the subject has burgeoned, as has the number and complexity of the legal instruments that seek to address the threats posed to the planet by humankind. Deforestation, marine pollution, climate change, loss of biodiversity and similar concerns are now familiar – and still unresolved – problems. Together with an original introduction by the editor, this volume collects together for the first time a selection of key articles on the seminal issues of sustainable development and international environmental law, providing the reader with a solid understanding of the breadth and texture of the legal issues involved. Learn More
    March 2018   Hardback Price: $ 465.00   Web: $ 418.50
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  2. Law of the Environment and Armed Conflict

    Law of the Environment and Armed Conflict

    Edited by Karen Hulme
    Forming part of a major series by Edward Elgar Publishing, Law of the Environment and Armed Conflict selects the most important and influential research articles relating to the protection of the environment in armed conflict. The book plots the trajectory of research on this issue from early weapons impacts and the Vietnam War, to the first major challenge for wartime environmental protections in the Gulf Conflict, liability for harm and possible future directions. With an original introduction by the editor, this single volume will be an essential resource for researchers and policy makers alike. Learn More
    December 2017   Hardback Price: $ 435.00   Web: $ 391.50
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  3. Environmental and Energy Law

    Environmental and Energy Law

    Edited by Jorge E. Viñuales, Emma Lees
    This three-volume research collection covers the main topics and dimensions of environmental and energy law in its contemporary expression. It provides foundational material for those interested in understanding the development of the field and conducting research on the myriad of questions raised by transitions to sustainability. Particular emphasis is placed on the systematisation of the material. Volume 1 focuses on international dimensions, covering principles, substantive areas of regulation and implementation techniques. Volume 2 covers the European dimensions broadly understood, including EU law and other regional approaches (the UNECE and the Council of Europe), and distinguishing sector-specific and transversal regulation. Volume 3 focuses on the domestic, comparative and transnational dimensions and major questions arising from selected jurisdictions. Edited by two leading experts in the field, this collection will provide a solid foundation for the study of environmental and energy law. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 1,275.00   Web: $ 1,147.50
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  4. Environmental Taxation and the Law

    Environmental Taxation and the Law

    Edited by Janet E. Milne
    Economics shapes environmental pricing theory, but the law translates theory into reality. This two-volume collection brings together carefully selected classic and cutting edge articles from around the world that delve into the legal design features of environmental tax instruments, how governments define the legal authority to use environmental taxation, the legal conundrums of border tax adjustments under WTO law and the place of environmental taxation among other environmental regimes. Influential articles cover a wide range of environmental and legal issues that recur across continents, with carbon taxes and climate change taking centre stage as important case studies. Together with an original introduction by the editor, this timely compilation is an essential resource for those working in the field, whether they are trained in law, economics, political science, environmental science or public finance. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 880.00   Web: $ 792.00
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  5. Ecological Approaches to Environmental Law

    Ecological Approaches to Environmental Law

    Edited by Klaus Bosselmann, Prue Taylor
    This research collection offers a comprehensive investigation into ecological approaches into environmental law. It brings together a kaleidoscope of different articles to examine the critique of environmental law, the ethical dimensions, and methodology before exploring the key issues focusing on rights and responsibilities, property and the commons, governance and constitutionalism. It also presents work that looks into the theory of Earth Jurisprudence. Together with an original introduction, this collection is an indispensable reference for anyone interested in ecological approaches to environmental law. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 485.00   Web: $ 436.50
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  6. Enforcement of Environmental Law

    Enforcement of Environmental Law

    Edited by Ludwig Krämer
    It is becoming ever more apparent that the enforcement of environmental law is a key problem of environmental law and policy. While the number of legal instruments at international, European and national level continues to increase, the actual enforcement of the relevant law remains insufficient, seriously impairing the effectiveness of environmental law. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 440.00   Web: $ 396.00
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  7. Environmental Constitutionalism

    Environmental Constitutionalism

    Edited by James R. May, Erin Daly
    Environmental constitutionalism is a new concept that protects local and global environmental conditions by invoking national and subnational constitutional law. As constitution-drafters in all legal traditions commit to environmental stewardship, protection and sustainability, courts are increasingly called upon to vindicate protected environmental rights in both their substantive and procedural aspects. Designed for judges, advocates and policy-makers, as well as scholars in the field, this book assembles key writings on environmental constitutionalism from around the world, drawing attention to its contours, challenges and potential for enhancing both environmental protection and constitutional governance in theory and context. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 535.00   Web: $ 481.50
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  8. Environmental Law and Climate Change

    Environmental Law and Climate Change

    Edited by Jonathan Verschuuren
    This timely two-volume set brings together several of the most important and influential journal articles and papers in the broad field of climate law. The editor has selected essential scholarship on the international law making process and mitigation, which discusses important factors including emissions, trading, taxes and the CDM. In addition, the collection discusses adaptation (in a wide variety of fields such as sea level rise, water, biodiversity, cities and agriculture), liability, climate justice and human rights, and climate engineering. Along with an original introduction by Professor Verschuuren, this collection is particularly valuable to university and academic institution libraries, allowing for a convenient single access point to the linchpin articles of the emerging field of climate law. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 745.00   Web: $ 670.50
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  9. The History and Origin of International Environmental Law

    The History and Origin of International Environmental Law

    Edited by Peter H. Sand
    The History and Origin of International Environmental Law will be of lasting interest to scholars and students in the history of international relations and political science, and offers valuable lessons for future governance of the global environment. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 449.95   Web: $ 404.96
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