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

Nicholas S Bryner, Emmett/Frankel Fellow in Environmental Law and Policy, UCLA School of Law, USA

Robert L Glicksman, JB and Maurice C Shapiro Professor of Environmental Law, The George Washington University Law School, USA

LeRoy C Paddock, Associate Dean for Environmental Law Studies, The George Washington University Law School, USA

William L Andreen, Edgar L Clarkson Professor of Law, University of Alabama School of Law, USA

John Broderick, Public Interest Law Fellow, Environmental Law Institute (ELI), Washington DC, USA

Carl Bruch, Senior Attorney and Director of International Programs, Environmental Law Institute (ELI), Washington DC, USA

William W Buzbee, Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center, USA

Cary Coglianese, Edward B Shils Professor of Law and Professor of Political Science, University of Pennsylvania, and Director, Penn Program on Regulation, USA

Karl S Coplan, Professor of Law, Pace University School of Law, USA

Erin Daly, Professor of Law, Delaware Law School, Widener University, USA and Vice President, Institutional Development, Universitie de la Foundation Aristole (UNIFA), Haiti

Eric A DeGroff, Professor, Regent University School of Law, USA

John C Dernbach, Distinguished Professor of Law, Widener University Commonwealth Law School, USA

David M Driesen, University Professor, Syracuse University, USA

Heather Elliott, Professor of Law, University of Alabama School of Law, USA

Kirsten H Engel, Charles E Ares Professor of Law, University of Arizona College of Law, USA

Victor B Flatt, Thomas and Elizabeth Taft Distinguished Professor of Environmental Law, University of North Carolina School of Law, USA

Emily Hammond, Associate Dean for Public Engagement and Professor of Law, The George Washington University Law School, USA

Randolph L Hill, Deputy Assistant Administrator, Office of International and Tribal Affairs, US Environmental Protection Agency, USA

p. xBradley C Karkkainen, Henry J Fletcher Professor of Law, University of Minnesota, USA

Itzchak E Kornfeld, Thomas Girardi Fellow, Faculty of Law, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

Suzanne B Krolikowski, Administrative Law Judge, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, USA

Guilherme J S Leal, Lawyer and Adjunct Professor in Postgraduate Programs at the FGV DIREITO RIO and the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Maria Lee, Professor of Law, University College London, UK

Gordon Levitt, JD, MS in Conflict and Dispute Resolution, University of Oregon School of Law, USA

Sarah E Light, Assistant Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, USA

Jessica Makowiak, Professor of Law, University of Limoges (OMIJ-CRIDEAU), France

Daniel R Mandelker, Stamper Professor of Law, Washington University in Saint Louis, USA

Bradford C Mank, James Helmer Jr Professor of Law, University of Cincinnati College of Law, USA

James R May, Chief Sustainability Officer and Distinguished Professor of Law and Director of the Global Environmental and Natural Resources Law Institute, Delaware Law School, Widener University, USA

Karen Morrow, Professor of Environmental Law, Swansea University, UK

Jennifer Nash, Director, Business and Environment Initiative, Harvard Business School, USA

Sean F Nolon, Professor of Law, Vermont Law School and Ombudsman, Dartmouth College, USA

Dave Owen, Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Research, University of Maine School of Law, USA

Catherine (Kitty) Pring, Managing Partner, Global Environmental Outcomes LLC, and Co-Director, University of Denver Environmental Courts and Tribunals Study, USA

George (Rock) Pring, Professor of Law Emeritus, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, and Co-Director, University of Denver Environmental Courts and Tribunals Study, USA

Amy Sinden, James E Beasley Professor of Law, Temple University Beasley School of Law, USA

p. xiWilliam Murray Tabb, David Ross Boyd Professor of Law, University of Oklahoma College of Law, USA

Geert Van Hoorick, Professor of Law, Centre for Environmental and Energy Law, Ghent University, Belgium

Michael P Vandenbergh, David Daniels Allen Distinguished Chair of Law; Co-Director, Energy, Environment and Land Use Program and Director, Climate Change Research Network, Vanderbilt University Law School, USA

Michelle A Wenisch, Environmental Appeals Board, US Environmental Protection Agency, USA

Jessica Anne Wentz, Associate Director and Postdoctoral Fellow, Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia Law School, USA

Mary Christina Wood, Philip H Knight Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Center, University of Oregon School of Law, USA

Sandra Zellmer, Robert B Daugherty Professor, University of Nebraska College of Law, USA