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Edited by Geert Van Calster, Wim Vandenberghe and Leonie Reins

Governments around the world have been trying to find ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions for decades. This detailed Handbook considers the spectrum of legal and market-based instruments as well as strategies and policies adopted around the world and suggests more effective, comprehensive and responsive ways of managing climate change mitigation.
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Edited by Geert Van Calster, Wim Vandenberghe and Leonie Reins

. Various types of adaptation exist, e.g. anticipatory and reactive, private and public, and autonomous and planned’ (Ibid., at 809). 3   J. Verschuuren (ed.), Research Handbook on Climate Adaptation Law (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2013). xxiii xxiv  Research handbook on climate change mitigation law is that mitigation needs adaptation and vice versa and also that more synergies between the two should be forged.4 The fact that climate change efforts so far have been overwhelmingly about mitigation, does not mean that there is room for complacency. It is indeed telling

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Edited by Jonathan Verschuuren

get a more objective and juxtaposed view of the main issues to be solved as well as potential solutions. Through this approach, we aim to ensure that this book will become the definitive text on climate adaptation law for the coming years, to be used in the many existing and emerging xii Columns Design XML Ltd / Job: Verschuuren-Research_Handbook_Climate_Change / Division: 00Prelims /Pg. Position: 1 / Date: 18/6 JOBNAME: Verschuuren PAGE: 13 SESS: 3 OUTPUT: Tue Jun 25 11:36:21 2013 Preface and acknowledgements xiii programmes on climate change at

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Francesco Sindico

international law fields to deal with climate change can be included, such as the work by Rayfuse and Scott, and Moncel and van Asselt. 18 I.18.2.2 Legal scholarship on adaptation As previously mentioned there has been a bourgeoning of legal literature on adaptation in recent years, including a timely handbook on the topic edited by Verschuuren. 19 This increase in legal analysis follows social science research on adaptation led by authors like Adger, Lorenzini and O’Brien. 20 The first of the three streams of legal literature related to climate change adaptation

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Jonathan Verschuuren

University Press 2012) 556. 2 Ibid. 3 M L Parry et al. (eds), Climate Change 2007: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability: Contribution of Working Group II to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (Cambridge University Press 2007) 19. 4 Ibid., Table SPM-1 at 18. 1 Columns Design XML Ltd / Job: Verschuuren-Research_Handbook_Climate_Change 18/6 / Division: 01Chapter1 /Pg. Position: 1 / Date: JOBNAME: Verschuuren PAGE: 2 SESS: 5 OUTPUT: Tue Jun 25 11:36:21 2013 2 Research handbook on climate change adaptation law + increased

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Happy Masondo and Faith Rambau

lower- arbon t r c 1   The National Climate Change White Paper published by the South African Government through the Department of Environmental Affairs, <www.environment.gov.za>. 705 706  Research handbook on climate change mitigation law economy and society. South Africa’s response to climate change has two objectives: ●Ⓩ ●Ⓩ to effectively manage inevitable climate change impacts through interventions that build and sustain South Africa’s social, economic and environmental resilience and emergency response capacity; and to make a fair contribution to the global

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David J. Doorey

). 551 Columns Design XML Ltd / Job: Blackett-Research_Handbook_Transnational_Labour_Law 11/6 / Division: 38-Ch38_tracked /Pg. Position: 1 / Date: JOBNAME: Blackett PAGE: 2 SESS: 7 OUTPUT: Tue Jul 28 11:45:53 2015 552 Research handbook on transnational labour law effects of climate change raise issues of economic and social justice. Labour law has traditionally been well positioned to contribute to those sorts of debates. Labour law is also well versed in the sorts of pluralism and polycentric legal ordering that defines contemporary responses to climate

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Panagiotis Delimatsis

) until the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit decides on the merits of the case (that is, whether EPA has the regulatory authority to implement such a plan). See: http://www.supremecourt.gov/orders/courtorders/020916zr3_hf5m.pdf accessed 9 August 1 Columns Design XML Ltd / Job: Delimatsis-Research_Handbook_Climate_Change_and_Trade_Law 28/11 / Division: Introduction /Pg. Position: 1 / Date: JOBNAME: Delimatsis PAGE: 2 SESS: 5 OUTPUT: Mon Nov 28 08:54:59 2016 2 Research handbook on climate change and trade law The recent global agreement6

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Jolene Lin

International Approaches (CUP 2009). 5   This section draws on Jolene Lin, ‘Climate Change and the Courts’ (2012) 32 Legal Studies 35, 37–8. 580  Research handbook on climate change mitigation law legislation to ensure that it is implemented within statutorily- onferred c powers. According to orthodoxy, it is not the role of the courts to adjudicate on matters of public policy which should be left to the democratic process. The legislature is seen as the proper branch of government to engage and decide on matters of public policy. However, as we will see in Section II below

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Matthew Rimmer

://www.wtocenter.org.tw/SmartKMS/fileviewer?id=131645 accessed 2 August 2016. 38 Ibid. 34 Columns Design XML Ltd / Job: Delimatsis-Research_Handbook_Climate_Change_and_Trade_Law / Date: 24/11 / Division: 09Chapter9_forts /Pg. Position: 6 JOBNAME: Delimatsis PAGE: 7 SESS: 5 OUTPUT: Mon Nov 28 08:54:59 2016 206 Research handbook on climate change and trade law and combat the harmful effects of climate change, particularly for developing countries’. Ecuador argued: ‘It is therefore essential to reorient the world intellectual property regime in the context of adaptation and/or mitigation of the harmful effects