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

Ludwig Krämer, Judge, Landgericht Kiel (retired); official, European Commission, Environmental Department (retired); Derecho y Medio Ambiente S.L., Madrid, Spain

Emanuela Orlando, Lecturer in Environmental Law, Sussex Law School, University of Sussex, UK

Mariachiara Alberton, Senior Researcher in Environmental Policy and Law, European Academy EURAC, Bolzano, Italy

Alexandra Aragão, Professor at the Faculty of Law at the University of Coimbra, Portugal

Sumudu Atapattu, Director, Research Centers, University of Wisconsin Law School, Lead Counsel for Human Rights, Center for International Sustainable Development Law, Montreal, Canada

Virginie Barral, Associate Dean Research, University of Hertfordshire, UK

Ben Boer, Distinguished Professor, Research Institute of Environmental Law, Wuhan University, China; Emeritus Professor, University of Sidney, Australia

Neil Craik, Associate Professor of Law, School of Environment, Enterprise and Development, University of Waterloo, Canada

Carl Dalhammar, Associate Professor, International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics (IIIEE), Lund University, Sweden

Jan Darpö, Professor of Environmental Law, Uppsala Universitet, Sweden

Nicolas de Sadeleer, Jean Monnet Chair and Professor of Law, Saint-Louis-Brussels, and Distinguished Visiting Professor at the University of Canberra, Australia

Olga Dubovik, Professor of Law, Chief Researcher at the Institute of State and Law of the Academy of Russia, Moscow, Russia

Leslie-Anne Duvic-Paoli, Lecturer, The Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London, UK

Teresa Fajardo, Associate Professor of Public International Law and International Relations of the University of Granada, Spain

Rob Fowler, Adjunct Professor, Law School, University of South Australia, Australia

Martin Führ, Professor of Public Law, Legal Theory and Comparative Law, University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt, Germany

Marco Gestri, Professor of International Law, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy

p. xiGünther Handl, Eberhard Deutsch Professor of Public International Law, Tulane University, Law School, New Orleans, USA

Martin Hedemann-Robinson, Senior Lecturer in Law, Kent University, UK

Sabaa Khan, Senior Researcher, Law School, University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu, Finland

Robert Kibugi, Senior Lecturer, School of Law, University of Nairobi, Kenya Suzanne Kingston, Professor, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

Veit Koester, Danish Nature Agency (retired); Chair, Compliance Committee of the Protocol on Water and Health to the Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes, Denmark

Kati Kulovesi, Professor of International Law and Co-director, Center for Climate Change, Energy and Environmental Law, Law School, University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu, Finland

René Lefeber, Professor of International Environmental Law, University of Amsterdam; Deputy Legal Adviser, International Law Division, Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Netherlands

Richard Macrory, Professor of Environmental Law, Faculty of Law, University College London, UK

Charles W Malcomb, Partner, Hodgson Russ, LLP, Buffalo and New York City, New York, USA

Gilles J Martin, Emeritus Professor at University Nice-Côte d’Azur, CNRS, GREDEG, France

Errol Meidinger, Margaret W Wong Professor of Law and Director, The Baldy Center for Law & Social Policy, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, New York, USA

Isabelle Michallet, Associate Professor in Law, Institut de Droit de l’Environnement (EVS–UMR 5600), Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3, France

Ben Milligan, Senior Research Associate, Faculty of Law, University College London, UK

Massimiliano Montini, Professor of Law, University of Siena, Italy

Elisa Morgera, Professor for Global Environmental Law, University of Strathclyde, and Co-director of the Strathclyde Centre for Environmental Law and Governance, UK

David M Ong, Research Professor of International and Environmental Law, Nottingham Law School, Nottingham Trent University, UK

Attila Pánovics, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Law, Department of International and European Law, University of Pécs, Hungary

Ole W Pedersen, Reader in Environmental Law, Newcastle Law School, Newcastle, UK

p. xiiMarjan Peeters, Professor of Environmental Policy and Law, Maastricht University, the Netherlands

Michel Prieur, Emeritus Professor of Law, President of the International Center of Comparative Environmental Law (CIDCE), Limoges, France

Alexander Proelss, Professor of International and European Union Law, Director of the Institute of Environment and Technology Law, Trier University, Germany

Lavanya Rajamani, Professor, Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi, India

Catherine Redgwell, Chichele Professor of Public International Law, University of Oxford; Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, UK

Moritz Reese, Department for Environmental and Planning Law, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ), Leipzig, Germany

Alla Röhricht, Senior Researcher at the Institute of Scientific Information, Academy of Russia, Moscow; Scientific Researcher, University of Hamburg, Germany

Gerhard Roller, Professor of Law, University of Applied Sciences, Bingen am Rhein, Germany

Julian Schenten, Senior Scientist, Society for Institutional Analysis (Sofia), University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt, Germany

Priscilla Schwartz, Senior Lecturer and Director of the Energy and Natural Resources Law Programme, College of Professional Services, Royal Docks School of Business and Law, University of East London, UK

Daniel A Spitzer, Partner, Hodgson Russ, LLP, Buffalo and New York City, New York, USA

Tim Stephens, Professor of International Law and Australian Research Council Future Fellow, Sydney Law School, University of Sydney, Australia

Hennie Strydom, National Research Foundation Chair in International Law, University of Johannesburg, South Africa

Prue Taylor, Senior Lecturer, School of Architecture and Planning, Auckland, New Zealand

Elsa Tsioumani, ERC Research Fellow, BeneLex Project, Strathclyde Centre for Environmental Law and Governance, UK

Jonathan B Wiener, William R & Thomas L Perkins Professor of Law, Professor of Environmental Policy and Public Policy, and Co-Director, Rethinking Regulation, Duke University, USA; University Fellow, Resources for the Future (RFF); Past President, Society for Risk Analysis (SRA)

Gerd Winter, Research Professor of Environmental Law, Faculty of Law, University of Bremen, Germany

Yuhong Zhao, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China