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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Editors and contributors

Malgosia Fitzmaurice, Department of Law, Queen Mary University of London, UK Attila Tanzi, PhD, Full Professor of International Law, University of Bologna, Italy

Angeliki Papantoniou, Department of Law, Queen Mary University of London, UK

Rebecca Bates, Lecturer in Environmental Law, Queen Mary University of London, UK

Ludovica Chiussi, Doctoral Research Fellow in International Law, University of Oslo, Norway and University of Bologna, Italy

Cristina Contartese, no affiliation at present

Mary E Desmond, LLM Candidate, Pace Law School, USA

Azra Dizdarevic, Queen Mary University of London, UK

Gian Maria Farnelli, Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of Bologna, Italy

Elena Fasoli, Teaching Associate, Queen Mary University of London, UK and Member of the Aarhus Convention Compliance Committee

Silke Goldberg, Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP and affiliate professor, University of Haifa

Edward J Goodwin, Assistant Professor in Law, University of Nottingham, UK

Stefan Gruber, Associate Professor, Hakubi Center for Advanced Research and Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University, Japan

Chioma Ibe, PhD Candidate, Nottingham Law School, Nottingham Trent University, UK

Krishna Kakkaiyadi, Associate, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

Elizabeth A Kirk, Professor of International Environmental Law, Nottingham Law School, Nottingham Trent University, UK

Juliette Voinov Kohler, Legal Officer, Secretariat of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions, United Nations Environment Programme and Lecturer, University of Lausanne, Switzerland

Irina Krasnova, Doctor of Juridical Science, Professor of Environmental and Land Use Law, Moscow State University of Law, Russia and LLM, Pace University School of Law, USA

Vladyslav Lanovoy, PhD International Law, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva, Switzerland

Melissa Lewis, PhD Researcher, Department of European and International Public p. xiLaw, Tilburg University, the Netherlands; Honorary Research Fellow, Faculty of Law, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Panos Merkouris, Assistant Professor of Public International Law, University of Groningen, the Netherlands, Co-Rapporteur of the ILA Study Group ‘Content and Evolution of the Rules of Interpretation’ and Editor-in-Chief of BRILL Law Online

Gabriela A Oanta, Lecturer (Accredited Senior Lecturer) in Public International Law and International Relations, University of A Coruña, Spain

Marie-Aure Perreaut, Consultant in international human rights law and international environmental law, investigating the impact of climate change on human rights

Naporn Popattanachai, Lecturer in Law, Thammasat University, Thailand and PhD Candidate, Nottingham Law School, Nottingham Trent University, UK

Ann Powers, Associate Professor Emerita of Law, Global Center for Environmental Legal Studies, Pace Law School, USA

Tarcísio Hardman Reis, PhD International Law, University of Lausanne, Switzerland

Francesca Romanin Jacur, Adjunct Professor of International Environmental Law and Sustainable Development, University ‘Statale’ of Milan, Italy

Nawaporn Saeneewong Na Ayudhaya, PhD Candidate, Nottingham Law School, Nottingham Trent University, UK and Lecturer in Law, Chiang Mai University, Thailand

Francesco Seatzu, PhD, University of Nottingham, UK and Full Professor of International and EU Law, University of Cagliari, Italy

Francesco Sindico, Director, Strathclyde Centre for Environmental Law and Governance and Reader in International Environmental Law, University of Strathclyde Law School, UK

Katrien Steenmans, University of Surrey, UK

Arie Trouwborst, Associate Professor, Department of European and International Public Law, Tilburg University, the Netherlands

Meagan S Wong, University of Leiden, the Netherlands

Marine Yzquierdo, Queen Mary University of London, UK

Felix Zaharia, LLM, Harvard University and Transatlantic Diplomatic Fellow, US Department of State, USA