Edited by Geert Van Calster and Denise Prévost
This Handbook provides state-of-the-art analysis by leading authors on the links between the international trade regime and health and environment concerns – concerns that make up an increasing proportion of WTO dispute settlement. Research Handbook on Environment, Health and the WTO surveys fields as diverse as climate change mitigation, non-communicable diseases, nanotechnology and public health care. The volume brings to the fore the debates and complexities surrounding these issues and their implications for the international trading system.
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- Research Handbook on Environment, Health and the WTO
- Chapter 1: The precautionary principle in conflicts law perspectives
- Chapter 2: Regulatory purpose in GATT Article III, TBT Article 2.1, the Subsidies Agreement, and elsewhere: Hic et ubique
- Chapter 3: Equivalence and risk regulation under the World Trade Organization’s SPS Agreement
- Chapter 4: On the efficiency of health measures and the ‘appropriate level of protection’
- Chapter 5: The International Organization for Standardization: private voluntary standards as swords and shields
- Chapter 6: Law and economics of the SPS Agreement: a critical perspective
- Chapter 7: Trade, environment and animal welfare: conditioning trade in goods and services on conduct in another country?
- Chapter 8: TRIPs and access to essential medicines
- Chapter 9: Public perception of food safety risks under WTO law: a normative perspective
- Chapter 10: Pre-market approval systems and the SPS Agreement
- Chapter 11: Scope of application of the SPS Agreement: a post-Biotech analysis
- Chapter 12: GATS and public health care: reflecting on an uneasy relationship
- Chapter 13: WTO law and risk factors for noncommunicable diseases: a complex relationship
- Chapter 14: International trade and climate change
- Chapter 15: Carbon leakage measures and border tax adjustments under WTO law
- Chapter 16: Challenges for technology transfer in the climate change arena: what interactions with the TRIPS Agreement?
- Chapter 17: Subsidies for emissions mitigation under WTO law
- Chapter 18: Emission trading schemes and WTO law: a typology of interactions
- Chapter 19: Trade in environmental goods, with focus on climate-friendly goods and technologies
- Chapter 20: Emerging technologies and the WTO: comparing biotechnology and nanotechnology regulations in the EU and the US
- Chapter 21: Standard of review of health and environmental regulations by WTO panels
- Chapter 22: The impact of sanitary and phytosanitary measures on India’s exports and the challenges/opportunities of the SPS Agreement
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