Global Environmental Law at a Crossroads

Title

Global Environmental Law at a Crossroads

Description

Global Environmental Law at a Crossroads analyzes cutting-edge developments in environmental law around the globe. Written in the aftermath of the “Rio+20” conference, this book addresses environmental governance from the international, regional and national levels. The topics include climate change initiatives, market-based environmental measures, water and food systems management, environmental governance structures and theories, and examples of environmental policy innovations from around the world. The global coverage draws on experiences from the EU, the Middle East, China, Brazil, Ecuador, Nigeria, Ethiopia, New Zealand and Australia.

This book will be a useful resource to scholars and students of environmental law and policy. Government and environmental officials as well as resource managers will find of interest the analyses of varied experiences around the world. These comparative experiences provide a rich introduction to the emerging field of global environmental law.

ISBN

978 1 78347 084 6

Publication Date

8-2014

Publisher

Edward Elgar Publishing

Keywords

Rio+20, climate change, water and food systems, environmental policy

Disciplines

Environmental Law

Global Environmental Law at a Crossroads

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