This ground-breaking book sets out a comprehensive governance framework to raise the welfare of animals across EU agriculture and the agri-food chain. Diane Ryland argues that a global response is needed to promote animal wellbeing in agriculture, focusing on the importance of the relations between public and private standard-setting bodies.
Emissions Trading Systems (ETS) have been hailed as a game changer for the evolving climate crisis. This book provides an in-depth analysis of China’s carbon ETS, including its legal and policy frameworks, carbon market mechanisms, and international and comparative implications.
Greenhouse gas concentrations are rapidly increasing and as a result, fundamental economic transitions are needed to limit global warming. This essential book examines the climate and energy policies of selected jurisdictions in Europe and East Asia that have vowed to become carbon neutral.
Human Rights and Disasters provides a comprehensive analysis of the positive obligations of States under human rights law and their potential to improve protection against disasters. Silvia Venier examines the practice of international and regional human rights supervising authorities to identify emerging positive obligations and recommendations and explores how such duties interact with other applicable norms of international law in different disaster settings.
This timely book explores the innovative non-doctrinal methods currently being used in environmental law research. Drawing on their extensive experience, expert contributors provide insight into how creative approaches to research can improve understanding of law and policy, leading to more effective legal protection for the environment.
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This incisive Research Handbook addresses the growing recognition within the international law community that natural resource governance and environmental protection are crucial aspects of peace processes, both as a security imperative and as an opportunity for peacebuilding. Examining the impact of international normative and institutional frameworks on environmental peacebuilding, this Research Handbook features contributions from distinguished experts and global case studies on integrated legal approaches to the governance of natural resources.
This timely Research Agenda provides imaginative solutions to existing and emerging challenges for the study, application, and development of water law. It argues for a dynamic approach to water law, anticipating how water and its relationship to humanity will shift due to climate change, modern societal norms and values, and technological innovation.
Taxation and the Green Growth Challenge addresses the pressing issue of how economic growth can be compatible with the fight against climate change, while protecting the environment as much as possible. The book shows how decision-makers must account for the legal value of the environment as being of benefit to future generations.
Addressing one of the most pressing environmental issues, this topical book carefully
inspects the current extent of the plastic pollution crisis and observes
contemporary approaches to its regulation. By adopting a strong interdisciplinary
approach, this book fully encapsulates the key challenges and solutions surrounding
this globally applicable problem.
Prompted by recent events in the EU’s international environmental cooperation, this
thought-provoking book explores the establishment and use of multilateral
environmental compliance mechanisms as part of the EU’s external environmental
action. Expanding upon current discussions in external relations law, this timely
book uses a doctrinal approach to analyse EU engagement with this key instrument of
treaty-based international environmental governance.