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  1. Food Loss and Food Waste

    Food Loss and Food Waste

    Michael Blakeney
    Global food insecurity is a growing issue. At a time when the world’s population is increasing and agricultural production is challenged by climate change, it is estimated that around a third of the food produced globally is lost or wasted. This book examines the problem of food loss and waste (FLW) and the policies that could be enacted to remedy this fundamental global concern. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  2. Climate Change and Catastrophe Management in a Changing China

    Climate Change and Catastrophe Management in a Changing China

    Qihao He
    China is the largest greenhouse gas emitter in the world and also suffers from devastating climate catastrophes. Increasingly, policymakers in China have come to realize that government alone cannot adequately prevent or defray climate-related disaster risks. This book contends that a better way to manage catastrophe risk in China is through private insurance rather than directly through the Chinese government. In addition, private insurance could function as a substitute for, or complement to, government regulation of catastrophe risks by causing policyholders to take greater precautions to reduce climate change risks. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  3. Research Handbook on International Water Law

    Research Handbook on International Water Law

    Edited by Stephen C. McCaffrey, Christina Leb, Riley T. Denoon
    The Research Handbook on International Water Law surveys the field of the law of shared freshwater resources. In some 30 chapters, it covers subjects ranging from the general principles operative in the field and international groundwater law to the human right to water and whether international water law is prepared to cope with climate disruption. The authors are internationally recognized experts in the field, most with years of experience. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 315.00   Web: $ 283.50
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  4. Commentary on the Energy Charter Treaty

    Commentary on the Energy Charter Treaty

    Edited by Rafael Leal-Arcas
    The Commentary on the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) provides a unique, article-by-article, textual analysis of this important international agreement. The ECT outlines a multilateral framework for cross-border cooperation in the energy sector based on the principles of open competitive markets and sustainable development. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 315.00   Web: $ 283.50
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  5. Research Handbook on Freshwater Law and International Relations

    Research Handbook on Freshwater Law and International Relations

    Edited by Mara Tignino, Christian Bréthaut
    Recent decades have seen pivotal changes in the management and protection of water resources, with human rights, environmental and water law each developing a strong interest in the conservation of fresh water. This surge in interest has meant that dispute settlement mechanisms, along with diplomatic tools, are becoming increasingly necessary for conflict resolution. This Handbook offers an analysis of the interaction between law and various forms of knowledge and expertise, ranging from economics to environmental and social sciences. Leading scholars examine general and specific water legal regimes and analyse the interplay between various disciplines in order to establish the extent to which law is informed by each. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 240.00   Web: $ 216.00
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  6. Courts and the Environment

    Courts and the Environment

    Edited by Christina Voigt, Zen Makuch
    This discerning book examines the challenges, opportunities and solutions for courts adjudicating on environmental cases. It offers a critical analysis of the practice and judgments of courts from various representative and influential jurisdictions. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 185.00   Web: $ 166.50
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  7. The Scales of Weighing Regulatory Costs

    The Scales of Weighing Regulatory Costs

    Jamison E. Colburn
    This book examines the calculation and evaluation of regulatory costs by regulators in accordance with a legislative mandate. A serious limitation in that enterprise, the possibility of technological change and innovation, often compromises those efforts and has long been under-appreciated in standard ‘cost-benefit analysis.’ Regulators who study the inducement of innovation and the avoidance of regulatory costs by the regulated often find significant cost-saving opportunities, leading to more stringent and more effective risk governance. Ultimately, the weighing of costs in this more elaborate model is more than simple welfare maximization. It views regulatory costs as important to society for a range of reasons, some grounded in fairness and some in deliberative process values, as a society seeks to minimize all costs over time. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  8. The Turning Point in Private Law

    The Turning Point in Private Law

    Ugo Mattei, Alessandra Quarta
    Can private law assume an ecological meaning? Can property and contract defend nature? Is tort law an adequate tool for paying environmental damages to future generations? The Turning Point in Private Law explores potential resolutions to these questions, analyzing the evolution of legal thinking in relation to the topics of legal personality, property, contract and tort. The authors pose a suggested list of basic principles for a new, ecological legal system in which private law represents a valid ally for defending our future. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 110.00   Web: $ 99.00
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  9. Petroleum Resource Management

    Petroleum Resource Management

    John A.P. Chandler
    This thought-provoking book examines how countries manage their offshore petroleum resources by comparing the different approaches to licensing and regulation taken by Australia, Norway and the UK. It is based on extensive research into their policies and management practices, including interviews with government regulators and companies. These countries all face similar challenges as their offshore petroleum basins mature which means smaller discoveries, marginal production and ageing infrastructure. John Chandler analyses how their petroleum policy, systems of regulation, and regulators developed up to the present, and how they are responding to these challenges, as well as how they deal with exploration, development, infrastructure sharing and production. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  10. International Agricultural Law and Policy

    International Agricultural Law and Policy

    Hope Johnson
    Globalised agriculture and food systems are at the crux of significant issues facing humanity from the rise in diet-related diseases to water pollution and biodiversity loss. Yet, legal scholarship on the regulation of agriculture and food is only now emerging. This timely book provides the first systematic analysis of the public international rules influencing agriculture. Each chapter considers the regulatory instruments that intersect with different components of agricultural systems from land tenure and soils through to agricultural in-puts and trade. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  11. Innovation Addressing Climate Change Challenges

    Innovation Addressing Climate Change Challenges

    Edited by Mona Hymel, Larry Kreiser, Janet E. Milne, Hope Ashiabor
    Although the world faces many environmental challenges, climate change continues to demand attention. This timely book explores ways in which market-based instruments and complementary policies can help countries meet their climate change goals. The chapters explore carbon pricing and other tax and non-tax measures, offering useful market-based perspectives that can help inform the many climate policy decisions that lie ahead. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  12. Principles of Environmental Law

    Principles of Environmental Law

    Edited by Ludwig Krämer, Emanuela Orlando
    Environmental law principles, such as the polluter pays, the precautionary principle or the common but differentiated responsibilities, have had a very important function in the shaping and evolution of the young sector of environmental law which has developed over the last fifty years. Yet, their status, content, binding force and functions in law remain largely uncertain. Forming a key part of the Elgar Encyclopedia of Environmental Law, this book examines the facets of environmental principles in international, national and regional law, as applied in different parts of the world and by a variety of courts. It assembles more than fifty contributions from all continents which clarify that, as the environment itself has no voice and cannot express its concerns, there is an overriding importance of scholars' active discussion of environmental principles. The book demonstrates that the necessity to preserve this planet requires a continuous, democratic discussion of values, objectives and concepts which are expressed in the numerous and continuously evolving environmental principles. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 350.00   Web: $ 315.00
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  13. Research Handbook on Climate Disaster Law

    Research Handbook on Climate Disaster Law

    Edited by Rosemary Lyster, Robert R.M. Verchick
    Through assessing climate disaster law in relation to international, public, private and environmental law this Research Handbook considers the unique challenges, barriers and opportunities that climate disasters pose for law and policy. Scientific and empirical evidence suggests that the laws addressing natural disasters cannot be adequately applied to disasters that are caused by climate change. Featuring contributions from leading international experts, this Research Handbook will be a useful resource for those with an interest in environmental law and international policymaking. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 270.00   Web: $ 243.00
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  14. Sustainable Development Goals

    Sustainable Development Goals

    Edited by Duncan French, Louis J. Kotzé
    Building on the previously established Millennium Development Goals, which ran from 2000-2015, the 2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) provide the UN with a roadmap for development until 2030. This topical book explores the associated legal and normative implications of these SDGs, which in themselves are not legally binding. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  15. 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
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 475.00   Web: $ 427.50
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  16. International Polar Law

    International Polar Law

    Edited by Donald R. Rothwell, Alan D. Hemmings
    International Polar Law brings together seminal articles and essays on the law of the polar regions. This single volume traces the historical development of polar law in the Arctic and Antarctic and then analyses in detail the specific legal regimes that have developed for both regions. Common elements assist in the assessment of recent and future developments in international polar law as it has evolved from a narrow legal discourse into one that reflects a significant body of international law for regions that have increasing importance in global affairs. With an original introduction by the editors, this collection will be a valuable resource for students, academics and practitioners. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 445.00   Web: $ 400.50
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  17. Euratom at the Crossroads

    Euratom at the Crossroads

    Anna Södersten
    This book addresses the contentious debate surrounding the future of the European Atomic Energy Community Treaty (Euratom), one of the European Union’s founding treaties. Arguing that it has remained at a ‘crossroads’ since its adoption in 1957, Anna Södersten explores the issue of whether the treaty should be kept separate from the EU, or be brought within its framework. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  18. The European Union and the Geopolitics of the Arctic

    The European Union and the Geopolitics of the Arctic

    Andreas Raspotnik
    The Arctic is a region that has seen exponential growth as a space of geopolitical interest over the past decade. This insightful book is the first to analyse the European Union’s Arctic policy endeavours of the early 21st Century from a critical geopolitical perspective. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  19. 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
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 435.00   Web: $ 391.50
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  20. Trends in Climate Change Legislation

    Trends in Climate Change Legislation

    Edited by Alina Averchenkova, Sam Fankhauser, Michal Nachmany
    A deepening understanding of the importance of climate change has caused a recent and rapid increase in the number of climate change or climate-related laws. Trends in Climate Change Legislation offers an astute analysis of the political, institutional and economic factors that have motivated this surge, placing it into context. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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