Climate Change Law (inbunden)
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Climate Change Law

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The Elgar Encyclopedia of Environmental Law is a landmark reference work, providing definitive and comprehensive coverage of this dynamic field. 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.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. The amount of international, European and national legislation, judicial decisions, and legal scholarship in the field of climate law has now become almost overwhelming. This book focuses on the underlying concepts that are of concern to researchers, students and policymakers rather than on the details of national legislation. 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. Providing a comprehensive discussion, more than 50 entries developed by experts from across the world cover mitigation and adaptation issues in their wider context, from both international and national perspectives. Each chapter concludes by identifying important research challenges. Finally, the concluding chapter argues that a discernible global legal regime is emerging. The 2015 Paris Agreement marks both the increasingly interlinked but polycentric nature of this new regime. This is the definitive resource for all those seeking the state of the art of climate change law, from students and legal scholars to practising lawyers, civil servants and NGOs. Contributors include: D. Badrinarayana, D. Benson, W.W. Buzbee, M.R. Caldwell, A.E. Camacho, H.S. Cho, R.K. Craig, B. Curtis, J. Dafoe, P. DeArmey, J. de Cendra de Larragn, J.C. Dernbach, N. de Sadeleer, M. Doelle, W.T. Douma, D.M. Driesen, B. Egelund Olsen, K.H. Engel, D.A. Farber, Heline Sivini Ferreira, S. Ferrey, S.R. Foster, D. French, P. Galizzi, M.B. Gerrard, N.S. Ghaleigh, M. Hall, S.B. Hecht, D. Hodas, T. Honkonen, S.-L. Hsu, A. Jordan, A. Kaswan, A. Keessen, S.-H. Kim, S. Krakoff, K. Kulovesi, M.A. Livermore, K. Lu, J. Lueders, R. Lyster, M.L. Melius, Z. Meng, H.M. Osofsky, J. Peel, M. Peeters, B. Pontin, L. Rajamani, A.W. Reitze Jr, J. Reynolds, B.J. Richardson, F. Romanin Jacur, T.Schomerus, J. Scott, D.A. Serraglio, F. Sindico, M.P. Solis, B.K. Sovacool, P.-T.Stoll, L.G. Sun, T. Tang, A.D. Tarlock, Q. Tianbao, X.F. Torrijo, H. van Asselt, M. van Rijswick, M.P. Vandenbergh, R.R.M. Verchick, C. Voigt, X. Wang, M. Wilensky, K.M. Wyman, Y. Zhang
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Farber and Peeters have brought together a large group of renowned climate law scholars and produced this remarkably comprehensive book, which brings order to the overwhelming volume of legislation, private standard setting, judicial decisions, and legal scholarship on climate change. This book provides an incisive, solid and reliable basis for further legal research into any climate change related topic and is a 'must-read' for any scholar and student researching climate law. --Jonathan Verschuuren, Tilburg University, the NetherlandsConsistent with the concept of an encyclopedia, this work is a veritable treasure chest of information and perspectives on every conceivable aspect of climate law, encompassing also both developed and developing country contexts. The array of contributors is stunning, comprising a large proportion of the world's leading experts in climate law. This will be a standard point of reference for scholars and researchers henceforth. Truly a ''magnum opus'' - and a great credit to its co-editors, who have assembled and also contributed to it. --Rob Fowler, University of South Australia and Chair of IUCN Academy of Environmental Law, 2008-13

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Edited by Daniel A. Farber, Sho Sato Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley, US and Marjan Peeters, Professor of Environmental Policy and Law, Maastricht University, the Netherlands


Contents: Foreword to the Encyclopedia Jamie Benidickson and Yves Le Bouthillier Foreword to Volume 1 Michael Faure Introduction to Volume 1 Daniel A. Farber and Marjan Peeters PART I GENERAL THEMES The Goals of Climate Policy 1. The Science of Climate Change: A Legal Perspective on the IPCC Duncan French and Benjamin Pontin 2. The Precautionary Principle and Climate Change Nicolas de Sadeleer 3. Setting the Social Cost of Carbon Michael A. Livermore 4. Human Rights and Climate Change: Building Synergies for a Common Future Sheila R. Foster and Paolo Galizzi Approaches to Addressing Climate Change 5. Climate Policy Instrument Choices David Benson and Andrew Jordan 6. Corporate Social Responsibility and Climate Change Steven Ferrey 7. Local Authorities and Climate Change Benjamin J. Richardson 8. Individual Behaviour, The Social Sciences and Climate Change Michael P. Vandenbergh and Benjamin K. Sovacool 9. Criminal Law and Climate Change Matthew Hall 10. Research and Scholarship on Climate Change Law in Developing Countries Xi Wang, Tang Tang, Kun Lu and Yan Zhang PART II INTERNATIONAL LAW PERSPECTIVE General Issues 11. The Climate as a Global Common Peter-Tobias Stoll 12. CBDR and Climate Change Tuula Honkonen 13. The Potential Roles of the ICJ in Climate Change-related Claims Christina Voigt 14. Unilateralism, Extraterritoriality and Climate Change Joanne Scott 15. Climate Engineering and International Law Jesse Reynolds 16. Carbon Capture and Storage as a Bridging Technology Navraj Singh Ghaleigh Treaties Related to Climate Change The UN Negotiation Process 17. The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change: A Framework Approach to Climate Change Lavanya Rajamani 18. The UNFCCC: Legal Scholarship in Four Key Areas Francesco Sindico 19. The Kyoto Protocol, With a Special Focus on the Flexible Mechanisms Javier de Cendra de Larragn 20. The Kyoto Protocols Compliance Mechanism Francesca Romanin Jacur 21. REDD+ as a Climate Change Mitigation Mechanism Heline Sivini Ferreira and Diogo Andreola Serraglio 22. International Treaty Fragmentation and Climate Change Cinnamon Carlarne Alternative International Approaches 23. ICAO and IMO: International Sectoral Approaches to Greenhouse Gas Reductions in Transport Kati Kulovesi and Joanna Dafoe 24. Interlinkages Between Climate Change, Ozone Depletion and Air Pollution: The International Legal Framework Harro van Asselt 25. The WTO and Climate Change Wybe Th Douma 26. Climate Change and International Investment Treaties Ximena Fuentes Torrijo PART III NATIONAL AND REGIONAL PERSPECTIVES ON REDUCING GREENHOUSE GASES General Issues 27. Polycentrism and Climate Change Hari M. Osofsky 28. Climate Change Federalism Kirsten H. Engel 29. Environmental Impact Assessments and Climate Change Jacqueline Peel 30. The Role of the National Courts in GHG Emissions Reductions Michael B. Gerrard and Meredith Wilensky Regional and National Mitigation Approaches Emissions Trading 31. Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading in the EU Marjan Peeters 32. North American Greenhouse Gas Emission Trading Systems David Hodas and Patrick DeArmey 33. Emissions Trading in China Qin Tianbao and Zhang Meng Other Regulatory Approaches to Reduce Greenhouse Gases 34. Traditional Regulations Role in Greenhouse Gas Abatement David M. Driesen 35. Carbon Taxes Shi-Ling Hsu 36. Transportation as a Climate Wedge and Challenge under United States Law William W. Buzbee 37. Biofuel Arnold W. Reitze Jr 38. Renewable Energy: Support Mechanisms Thomas Schomerus 39. Renewable Energy: Public Acceptance and Citizens Financial Participation Birgitte Egelund Olsen 40. Energy Efficiency and Conservation John C. Dernbach Mitigation Strategies in Developing Countries 41. Indias Climate Change Mitigation Strategy Deepa Badrinarayana 42. Green Growth Policy in Korea Sang-Hyup Kim and Hong Sik Cho PART IV ADAPTATION Specific Impacts and Sectors 43