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Climate Change Law (Vol 1) (Hardcover)

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The first in a multi-volume encyclopedia of environmental law, this volume brings together law and other specialists from around the world for 56 chapters on climate change law, focusing on legal concepts, rather than national legislation. They discuss general themes of climate change law, including the precautionary principle, economic analysis, corporate responsibility, local authorities, criminal law, and human rights; international and national efforts to reduce carbon emissions, including treatment of developing vs. developed countries, the United Nations negotiations process, the Kyoto Protocol, the World Trade Organization, and the Paris Agreement; limiting greenhouse gases in the European Union, China, and the US, as well as carbon taxes, renewable energy programs, and mitigation strategies; and adapting to unavoidable climate change by limiting impacts on energy and water sectors to preserve biodiversity and impacts on vulnerable populations, as wellas adaptation techniques. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 732
Genre: Freedom + Security / Law Enforcement, Science
Sub-Genre: International, Environmental
Series Title: Elgar Encyclopedia of Environmental Law
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Edward Elgar Pub
Volume number: 1
Language: English
Street Date: June 30, 2016
TCIN: 51414316
UPC: 9781783477609
Item Number (DPCI): 248-21-0280
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