Elgar Encyclopedia of Environmental Law
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Elgar Encyclopedia of Environmental Law

Edited by Michael Faure

The Elgar Encyclopedia of Environmental Law is a landmark reference work, providing definitive and comprehensive coverage of this dynamic field. The Encyclopedia is organised into 12 volumes around top-level subjects – such as water, energy and climate change – that reflect some of the most pressing issues facing us today. 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.
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Elgar Encyclopedia of Environmental Law

General Editor: Michael Faure, Professor, Maastricht University and Erasmus School of Law, the Netherlands and Chairman of the Flemish High Council of Environmental Enforcement (VHRM), Brussels, Belgium

The Elgar Encyclopedia of Environmental Law is a landmark reference work, providing definitive and comprehensive coverage of this dynamic field. The Encyclopedia is organized into 12 volumes around top-level subjects – such as water, energy and climate change – that reflect some of the most pressing issues facing us today. 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

    Edited by Daniel A Farber and Marjan Peeters

  • Decision Making in Environmental Law

    Edited by LeRoy C Paddock, Robert L Glicksman and Nicholas S Bryner

  • Biodiversity and Nature Protection Law

    Edited by Elisa Morgera and Jona Razzaque

  • Compliance and Enforcement of Environmental Law

    Edited by LeRoy C Paddock, David L Markell and Nicholas S Bryner

  • Multilateral Environmental Treaties

    Edited by Malgosia Fitzmaurice and Attila Tanzi with Angeliki Papantoniou

Future volumes will include: Chemicals and the Law

Waste, Soil and Products

Edited by Lucas Bergkamp and Adam Abelkop

Water Law

Edited by Joseph W Dellapenna

Principles of Environmental Law

Edited by Ludwig Krämer and Emanuela Orlando

Policy Instruments in Environmental Law

Edited by Kenneth R Richards and Josephine Van Zeben

Trade and Environmental Law

Edited by Panagiotis Delimatsis and Emily Reid

Human Rights and the Environment

Indivisibility, Dignity and Legality

Edited by James R May and Erin Daly

Energy and Environmental Law

Online Elgar Encyclopedia of Environmental Law

The complete Encyclopedia containing this volume and future volumes is available for purchase on Elgaronline. Additional volumes will be added before they are available in print.