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Research Handbook on Climate Change and Trade Law

Research Handbook on Climate Change and Trade Law

Author: Panagiotis Delimatsis

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

ISBN: 9781783478446

Category: Law

Page: 560

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The interaction between climate change and trade has grown in prominence in recent years. This Research Handbook contains authoritative original contributions from leading experts working at the interface between trade and climate change. It maps the state of affairs in such diverse areas as: carbon credits and taxes, sustainable standard-setting and trade in ‘green’ goods and services or investment, from both a regional and global perspective. Panagiotis Delimatsis redefines the interrelationship of trade and climate change for future scholarship in this area.

Research Handbook on Environment, Health and the WTO

Research Handbook on Environment, Health and the WTO

Author: Geert van Calster

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

ISBN: 9781781006146

Category: Political Science

Page: 857

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ÔThis edited collection brings together an impressive array of authors from the world of international trade, the environment and public health. Each of them is eminently well-placed to bring their own particular expertise to bear on the issue at hand, and to do so in a knowledgeable and stimulating manner. This Research Handbook is a must for anyone interested in these overlapping fields of law and policy whether as a basis for learning or as a resource for further research.Õ Ð Mary Footer, University of Nottingham School of Law, UK ÔThis fantastic collection of essays explores the multiple intersections between trade and environment in the WTO. The contributions by leading scholars are theoretically engaged whilst practical in their focus. It is a Òmust readÓ for those concerned to ensure that trade liberalisation does not stand in the way of sustainable development, including urgently needed action to mitigate the risks and consequences of climate change.Õ Ð Joanne Scott, University College London, UK ÔGeert Van Calster and Denise PrŽvost have managed to induce virtually all the great experts on health, environment and WTO law to contribute to their Research Handbook on these subjects. The result is undoubtedly an excellent volume that should adorn the bookcase of any and all interested in the important problem of the relation between international rule-making and regulatory autonomy of states in this area of international economic law.Õ Ð Pieter Jan Kuijper, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands This Handbook provides state-of-the-art analysis by leading authors on the links between the international trade regime and health and environment concerns Ð concerns that make up an increasing proportion of WTO dispute settlement. Research Handbook on Environment, Health and the WTO surveys fields as diverse as climate change mitigation, non-communicable diseases, nanotechnology and public health care. The volume brings to the fore the debates and complexities surrounding these issues and their implications for the international trading system. The Handbook begins in Part I with a survey of general issues that sets a context for the more specific sectorial studies. Part II considers the most pressing issues within health regulation and trade law, whilst Part III is devoted to environmental regulation and its interface with trade law. Part IV looks specifically at aspects of the dispute settlement process and in particular standard of review, and the book concludes in Part V with a consideration of the impact of trade measures on the health and environment regimes of emerging economies. This comprehensive yet concise Handbook will appeal to academics and researchers in international trade law and environmental law, as well as trade law practitioners.

Research Handbook on Intellectual Property and Climate Change

Research Handbook on Intellectual Property and Climate Change

Author: Joshua D. Sarnoff

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

ISBN: 9781784719463

Category: LAW

Page: 568

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Written by a global group of leading scholars, this wide-ranging Research Handbook provides insightful analysis, useful historical perspective, and a point of reference on the controversial nexus of climate change law and policy, intellectual property law and policy, innovation policy, technology transfer, and trade. The contributors provide a unique review of the scientific background, international treaties, and political and institutional contexts of climate change and intellectual property law. They further identify critical conflicts and differences of approach between developed and developing countries. Finally they put forward and analyse the relevant intellectual property law doctrines and policy options for funding, developing, disseminating, and regulating the required technologies and their associated activities and business practices. The book will serve as a resource and reference tool for scholars, policymakers and practitioners looking to understand the issues at the interface of intellectual property and climate change.

Research Handbook on Emissions Trading

Research Handbook on Emissions Trading

Author: Stefan E. Weishaar

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

ISBN: 9781784710620

Category: Law

Page: 392

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Research Handbook on Emissions Trading examines the origins, implementation challenges and international dimensions of emissions trading. It pursues an interdisciplinary approach drawing on law, economics and at times, political science, to present relevant research strands regarding emissions trading. Intermixing theoretical insights with experiences from existing trading systems, this Handbook offers insights that can be applied around the world. It identifies key bodies of research for both upcoming and seasoned people in the field and highlights future research opportunities.

Research Handbook on International Environmental Law

Research Handbook on International Environmental Law

Author: Fitzmaurice, Malgosia

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

ISBN: 9781786439710

Category: Law

Page: 544

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This thoroughly updated and revised second edition of this foundational Handbook combines practical and theoretical analyses to cover a wide array of cutting edge issues in international environmental law (IEL). It provides a comprehensive view of the complexity of IEL, both as a field in its own right, and as part of the wider system of international law.

Research Handbook on Climate Change Mitigation Law

Research Handbook on Climate Change Mitigation Law

Author: Reins, Leonie

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

ISBN: 9781839101595

Category: Law

Page: 555

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This meticulously revised second edition provides a comparative overview of climate change mitigation issues and international regulatory approaches, bringing together expert contributors to analyse key sectors such as energy, transport, cities, industry, land use, agriculture and waste.

Research Handbook on Climate Change Adaptation Law

Research Handbook on Climate Change Adaptation Law

Author: Verschuuren, Jonathan

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

ISBN: 9781800371491

Category: Law

Page: 448

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This thoroughly revised Research Handbook on Climate Change Adaptation Law brings together leading scholars in the field to summarise and assess key topics including tort and insurance law, disaster law, water law and marine law as well as biodiversity law and pollution control.

Research Handbook on Climate Change Law and Loss & Damage

Research Handbook on Climate Change Law and Loss & Damage

Author: Doelle, Meinhard

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

ISBN: 9781788974028

Category: Law

Page: 480

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This timely Research Handbook offers an insightful review of how legal systems Ð whether domestic, international or transnational Ð can and should adjust to fairly and effectively support loss and damage (L&D) claims in climate change law.Ê International contributors guide readers through a detailed assessment of the history and current state of L&D provisions under the UN climate regime and consider the opportunities to fund L&D claims both within and outside the UN climate system.Ê

Research Handbook on Climate Change, Migration and the Law

Research Handbook on Climate Change, Migration and the Law

Author: Benoît Maye

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

ISBN: 9781785366598

Category:

Page: 520

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This comprehensive Research Handbook provides an overview of the debates on how the law does, and could, relate to migration exacerbated by climate change. It contains conceptual chapters on the relationship between climate change, migration and the law, as well as doctrinal and prospective discussions regarding legal developments in different domestic contexts and in international governance.

Research Handbook on Climate Change, Oceans and Coasts

Research Handbook on Climate Change, Oceans and Coasts

Author: Jan McDonald

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

ISBN: 9781788112239

Category: Law

Page: 544

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This topical Research Handbook examines the legal intersections of climate change, oceans and coasts across multiple scales and sectors, covering different geographies and regions. With expert contributions from Europe, Australasia, the Pacific, North America and Asia, it includes insightful chapters on issues ranging across the impacts of climate change on marine and coastal environments. It assesses institutional responses to climate change in ocean and marine governance regimes, adaptation to climate impacts on ocean and coastal systems and communities, and climate change mitigation in marine and coastal environments. Through a plurality of voices, disciplinary and geographical perspectives, this Research Handbook explores cross-cutting themes of institutional complexity, fragmentation, scale and design trade-offs.

Handbook on Trade Policy and Climate Change

Handbook on Trade Policy and Climate Change

Author: Michael Jakob

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

ISBN: 183910323X

Category:

Page: 368

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This insightful Handbook provides a comprehensive overview of the most recent developments in the academic debate on the numerous and complex linkages between international trade and climate change. Adopting a broad interdisciplinary approach, it brings together perspectives from scholars in economics, political science and legal studies to confront the critical environmental challenges posed by globalization. Initial chapters provide an overview of the key debates related to international trade and climate policy, engaging with empirical data from the US and China to assess the impact of new trade initiatives and policy on greenhouse gas emissions, carbon leakage and the increase of trade in carbon-intensive products. Contributors propose policy options that align international trade with climate change mitigation and address crucial legal and practical implications, including the implementation of Border Carbon Adjustments and international trade disputes. Offering critical and empirically-based perspectives on the future of international trade policy, this timely Handbook is crucial reading for scholars, researchers and graduate students in political science, public policy and climate research. Policymakers will also benefit from its unique and insightful policy recommendations.