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  1. Research Handbook on Climate Change and Trade Law

    Research Handbook on Climate Change and Trade Law

    Edited by Panagiotis Delimatsis
    The interaction between climate change and trade has grown in prominence in recent years. This Research Handbook contains authoritative original contributions from leading experts working at the interface between trade and climate change. It maps the state of affairs in such diverse areas as: carbon credits and taxes, sustainable standard-setting and trade in ‘green’ goods and services or investment, from both a regional and global perspective. Panagiotis Delimatsis redefines the interrelationship of trade and climate change for future scholarship in this area. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 310.00   Web: $ 279.00
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  2. Research Handbook on Emissions Trading

    Research Handbook on Emissions Trading

    Edited by Stefan E. Weishaar
    Research Handbook on Emissions Trading examines the origins, implementation challenges and international dimensions of emissions trading. It pursues an interdisciplinary approach drawing on law, economics and at times, political science, to present relevant research strands regarding emissions trading. Intermixing theoretical insights with experiences from existing trading systems, this Handbook offers insights that can be applied around the world. It identifies key bodies of research for both upcoming and seasoned people in the field and highlights future research opportunities. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 210.00   Web: $ 189.00
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  3. Waste Management and the Green Economy

    Waste Management and the Green Economy

    Edited by Katharina Kummer Peiry, Andreas R. Ziegler, Jorun Baumgartner
    Can waste become a profitable business rather than a costly problem, creating green business opportunities and green jobs while protecting the environment? Might this reduce illegal trade and improper recycling of hazardous wastes by making the legitimate alternatives more attractive? Addressing these questions, this book examines environmentally sound waste management as a driver in the transition to a green economy, and discusses how this transition is challenged by technical limitations, weak regulatory environments and lack of financial incentives. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 126.00   Web: $ 113.40
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  4. Research Handbook on International Law and Natural Resources

    Research Handbook on International Law and Natural Resources

    Edited by Elisa Morgera, Kati Kulovesi
    Research Handbook on International Law and Natural Resources provides a systematic and comprehensive analysis of the role of international law in regulating the exploration and exploitation of natural resources. It illuminates interactions and tensions between international environmental law, human rights law and international economic law. It also discusses the relevance of soft law, international dispute settlement, as well as of various unilateral, bilateral, regional and transnational initiatives in the governance of natural resources. While the Handbook is accessible to those approaching the subject for the first time, it identifies pressing areas for further investigation that will be of interest to advanced researchers. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 310.00   Web: $ 279.00
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  5. 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
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  6. The Concept of Climate Migration

    The Concept of Climate Migration

    Benoît Mayer
    This timely book offers a unique interdisciplinary inquiry into the prospects of different political narratives on climate migration. It identifies the essential angles on climate migration – the humanitarian narrative, the migration narrative and the climate change narrative – and assesses their prospects. The author contends that although such arguments will influence global governance, they will not necessarily achieve what advocates hope for. He discusses how the weaknesses of the concept of ‘climate migration’ are likely to be utilized in favour of repressive policies against migration or for the defence of industrial nations against perceived threats from the Third World. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  7. Aquaculture Law and Policy

    Aquaculture Law and Policy

    Edited by Nigel Bankes, Irene Dahl, David L. VanderZwaag
    With aquaculture operations fast expanding around the world, the adequacy of aquaculture-related laws and policies has become a hot topic. This much-needed book provides a three-part guide to the complex regulatory landscape. The expert contributors first review the international legal dimensions, including chapters on law of the sea, trade, and access and benefit sharing. Part Two offers regional perspectives, discussing the EU and regional fisheries management organizations. The final part contains eleven case studies exploring how leading aquaculture producing countries have been putting sustainability principles into practice. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  8. Research Handbook on Disasters and International Law

    Research Handbook on Disasters and International Law

    Edited by Susan C. Breau, Katja L.H. Samuel
    International law’s role in governing disasters is undergoing a formative period in its development and reach, in parallel with concerted efforts by the international community to respond more effectively to the increasing number and intensity of disasters across the world. This Research Handbook examines a broad range of legal regimes directly and indirectly relevant to disaster prevention, mitigation and reconstruction across a spectrum of natural and manmade disasters, including armed conflict. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 330.00   Web: $ 297.00
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  9. The Privatisation of Biodiversity?

    The Privatisation of Biodiversity?

    Colin T. Reid, Walters Nsoh
    Current regulatory approaches have not prevented the loss of biodiversity across the world. This book explores the scope to strengthen conservation by using different legal mechanisms such as biodiversity offsetting, payment for ecosystem services and conservation covenants, as well as tradable development rights and taxation. The authors discuss how such mechanisms introduce elements of a market approach as well as private sector initiative and resources. They show how examples already in operation serve to highlight the design challenges, legal, technical and ethical, that must be overcome if these mechanisms are to be effective and widely accepted. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  10. Green Fiscal Reform for a Sustainable Future

    Green Fiscal Reform for a Sustainable Future

    Edited by Natalie P. Stoianoff, Larry Kreiser, Bill Butcher, Janet E. Milne, Hope Ashiabor
    This timely book focuses on achieving a sustainable future through the reform of green fiscal policy. Green fiscal policies help not only provide the needed financing but may also serve the Sustainable Development Goals adopted by the United Nations in 2015. In this volume environmental tax experts review the development of fiscal carbon policy, consider the impact of green taxation on trade and competition, analyse the lessons learned from national experiences with fuel and energy pricing, and evaluate a variety of green economic instruments. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 126.00   Web: $ 113.40
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  11. Market Instruments and the Protection of Natural Resources

    Market Instruments and the Protection of Natural Resources

    Edited by Natalie P. Stoianoff, Larry Kreiser, Bill Butcher, Janet E. Milne, Hope Ashiabor
    Only through a concerted global effort can we protect our natural resources, save our precious natural environment, and indeed our future. But pressures on natural resources come from many directions such as overuse, mismanagement and contamination. This much-needed book reviews and evaluates the use of market and fiscal instruments in protecting our natural resources, from rural to marine environments. Market instruments that are designed to protect the global atmosphere are evaluated, along with carbon instruments and environmental tax incentives. Meanwhile, consideration is given to shifting the tax burden to achieve environmentally responsible outcomes, balancing sustainable use and natural resource protection, and protecting water resources. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 126.00   Web: $ 113.40
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  12. Handbook of Transnational Environmental Crime

    Handbook of Transnational Environmental Crime

    Edited by Lorraine Elliott, William H. Schaedla
    Crimes associated with the illegal trade in wildlife, timber and fish stocks, pollutants and waste have become increasingly transnational, organized and serious. They warrant attention because of their environmental consequences, their human toll, their impacts on the rule of law and good governance, and their links with violence, corruption and a range of crossover crimes. This ground-breaking, multi-disciplinary Handbook brings together leading scholars and practitioners to examine key sectors in transnational environmental crime and to explore its most significant conceptual, operational and enforcement challenges. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 240.00   Web: $ 216.00
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  13. Environmental Impact Assessment in the Arctic

    Environmental Impact Assessment in the Arctic

    Timo Koivurova, Pamela Lesser, Sonja Bickford, Paula Kankaanpää, Marina Nenasheva
    Significant growth in economic activity in the Arctic has added weight to the argument that projects must be developed responsibly and sustainably. Addressing growing concerns regarding the exploitation of the Arctic’s natural resources, this timely book presents and evaluates examples of best practice in Arctic environmental impact assessment. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  14. 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
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  15. Reforming the Common Fisheries Policy

    Reforming the Common Fisheries Policy

    Jill Wakefield
    This book takes a critical view of the policy and law governing EU marine fisheries and the effect of the 2013 reform of the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP). Reforms to the CFP are impeded by Treaty-guaranteed concessions, exemptions from general environmental legislation and the Court of Justice’s creation of principles unique to the sector. The author discusses how damaging effects of fishing could be ameliorated if the Court were to align fisheries principles with general principles of law, and considers the institutional and regulatory frameworks needed to encourage prudent resource use. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  16. Research Handbook on Intellectual Property and Climate Change

    Research Handbook on Intellectual Property and Climate Change

    Edited by Joshua D. Sarnoff
    This innovative research tool presents insights from a global group of leading intellectual property, environment, trade, and industrial scholars on the emerging and controversial topic of intellectual property and climate change. It provides a unique review of the scientific background, international treaties, and political context of climate change; identifies critical conflicts and differences of approach; and describes the relevant intellectual property law doctrines and policy options for regulating, developing, or disseminating needed technologies, activities, and business practices. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 310.00   Web: $ 279.00
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  17. Energy, Governance and Sustainability

    Energy, Governance and Sustainability

    Edited by Jordi Jaria i Manzano, Nathalie Chalifour, Louis J. Kotzé
    This book makes an in-depth and timely contribution to the debate about how to transform our energy governance systems into ones that support a fair, safe and sustainable society. It combines perspectives from leading scholars around the world to provide a global outlook on alternative approaches to energy governance and innovative experiences. Taken as a whole, it offers a unique snapshot of some of the innovative and novel ways in which law can support the shift to sustainable and equitable energy systems. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 147.00   Web: $ 132.30
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  18. The Law and Policy of Biofuels

    The Law and Policy of Biofuels

    Edited by Yves Le Bouthillier, Annette Cowie, Paul Martin, Heather McLeod-Kilmurray
    In the last twenty years the biofuels industry has developed rapidly in many regions of the world. This book provides an in-depth and critical study of the law and policies in many of the key biofuels producing countries, such as Brazil, China, the US, as well as the EU, and a number of other countries where this industry is quickly developing. The multidisciplinary contributors examine the roles of the public and private sectors in the governance of biofuels. They propose recommendations for more effective and efficient biofuel policies. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  19. Research Handbook on REDD+ and International Law

    Research Handbook on REDD+ and International Law

    Edited by Christina Voigt
    The REDD+ initiative for Reducing Emissions of greenhouse gases from Deforestation and Forest Degradation is an important tool, established under the UNFCCC, for incentivizing developing countries to adopt and scale up climate mitigation actions in the forest sector and for capturing and channeling the financial resources to do so. With contributions from legal experts, international relations scholars, climate change negotiators and activists, this Handbook eloquently examines the emerging governance arrangements for REDD+, analysing how and to what extent it is embedded in the international legal framework. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 240.00   Web: $ 216.00
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  20. Research Handbook on Biodiversity and Law

    Research Handbook on Biodiversity and Law

    Edited by Michael Bowman, Peter Davies, Edward Goodwin
    This wide-ranging Handbook presents a range of perspectives from leading international experts reflecting up-to-date research thinking on the subject of biodiversity law, the crucial importance of which to human welfare is only now being fully appreciated. Through a rigorous examination of the principles, procedures and practices that characterise this area of law, this timely volume effectively highlights its objectives, implementation, achievements, and prospects. Presenting thematic rather than regime-based coverage, the editors demonstrate the state-of-the-art of current research and identify future research needs and directions. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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