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Title The future of international environmental law / edited by David Leary and Balakrishna Pisupati
Published Tokyo ; New York : United Nations University, ©2010


Description 1 online resource (xi, 335 pages)
Contents Climate change and pollution : addressing intersecting threats to oceans, coasts and small island developing states / Ann Powers -- Biodiversity / Susan Shearing -- Implementation of environmental legal regimes at regional level : the case of the Mediterranean Sea / Tullio Scovazzi -- Non-lawyers and legal regimes : public participation for ecologically sustainable development / Donna Craig and Michael Jeffery -- Human rights and the environment / Gudmundur Alfredsson -- Development and the future of climate change law / Michael B. Gerrard and Dionysia-Theodora Avgerinopoulou -- A new ocean to govern : drawing on lessons from marine management to govern the emerging Arctic Ocean / Timo Koivurova and Sébastien Duyck -- Moving beyond the tragedy of the global commons : the Grotian legacy and the future sustainable management of the biodiversity of the high seas / Rosemary Rayfuse -- Emerging technologies : nanotechnology / David Leary and Balakrishna Pisupati -- Legal frameworks for emerging technologies : bioenergy / Richard L. Ottinger and Victor M. Tafur -- Synthetic biology and synthetic genomics / Michelle S. Garfinkel and Robert M. Friedman
Summary Through a collection essays by leading scholars in international environmental law from around the world, this book explores the future of international environmental law in a world of ever worsening environmental crises. It examines the success stories and the failures of international environmental law and argues that future responses to global environmental crisis will be more about good environmental governance rather than just more treaties and laws. Environmental governance in future will need to accommodate the needs and aspirations of peoples from developed and developing countries ali
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Environmental law, International.
LAW -- Environmental.
Droit de l'environnement.
Droit international.
Environmental law, International.
Internationales Umweltrecht
Internationales Umweltrecht.
Form Electronic book
Author Leary, David Kenneth
Pisupati, Balakrishna
ISBN 9789280871616