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  1. Legal and Political Challenges of Governing the Environment and Climate Change

    Ruling Nature

    By Gary Wickham, Jo-Ann Goodie

    The environment has not always been protected by law. It was not until the middle of the 20th century that ‘the environment’ came to be understood as an entity in need of special care, and the law-politics duo firmly fixed its focus on this issue. In this book Wickham and Goodie tell the story of...

    Published November 24th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Defining Sustainable Development for Our Common Future

    A History of the World Commission on Environment and Development (Brundtland Commission)

    By Iris Borowy

    The UN World Commission on Environment and Development, chaired by former Norwegian Prime Minister Gro Harlem Brundtland, alerted the world to the urgency of making progress toward economic development that could be sustained without depleting natural resources or harming the environment. Written...

    Published November 24th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Extension of Coastal State Jurisdiction in Enclosed or Semi-Enclosed Seas

    A Mediterranean and Adriatic Perspective

    By Mitja Grbec

    Series: IMLI Studies in International Maritime Law

    The current jurisdictional status of the Mediterranean Sea is remarkable. Nearly 50 per cent of the Mediterranean waters are high seas and therefore beyond the jurisdiction of coastal States. This situation means that there are no points in the Mediterranean Sea where the coasts of two States would...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Whales and Elephants in International Conservation Law and Politics

    A Comparative Study

    By Ed Couzens

    Whales and elephants are iconic giants of the marine and terrestrial animal world. Both are conspicuous representatives of wildlife conservation. The issues of whaling and the ivory trade are closely linked, both legally and politically, in many ways; some obvious, and some surprising. ...

    Published November 14th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Climate Action Upsurge

    The Ethnography of Climate Movement Politics

    By Stuart Rosewarne, James Goodman, Rebecca Pearse

    Series: Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

    In the late 2000s climate action became a defining feature of the international political agenda. Evidence of global warming and accelerating greenhouse gas emissions created a new sense of urgency and, despite consensus on the need for action, the growing failure of international climate policy...

    Published November 14th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Community Futures, Legal Architecture: Foundations for Indigenous Peoples in the Global Mining Boom

    Edited by Marcia Langton, Judy Longbottom

    How are indigenous and local people faring in their dealings with mining and related industries in the first part of the 21st century? The unifying experience in all the resource-rich states covered in the book is the social and economic disadvantage experienced by indigenous peoples and local...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Antarctic Security in the Twenty-First Century

    Legal and Policy Perspectives

    Edited by Alan D. Hemmings, Donald R. Rothwell, Karen N. Scott

    The Antarctic Treaty (1959) was adopted for the purpose of bringing peace and stability to Antarctica and to facilitate cooperation in scientific research conducted on and around the continent. It has now been over fifty years since the signing of the treaty, nevertheless security continues to...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  8. International Environmental Law and Distributive Justice

    The Equitable Distribution of CDM Projects under the Kyoto Protocol

    By Tomilola Akanle Eni-Ibukun

    Series: Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

    The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) is widely regarded as one of the Kyoto Protocol’s best creations and as an essential part of the international climate change regime. The CDM has been constantly evolving to ensure that it fulfils its objectives of mitigating climate change and contributing to...

    Published November 4th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Toward a Binding Climate Change Adaptation Regime

    A Proposed Framework

    By Mizan R. Khan

    Series: Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

    The impact of climate change is global both in its cause and its effect. Thus there is a global responsibility for international cooperation to tackle the causes through mitigation strategies such as those agreed at the Durban Platform of December 2011. This climate regime aims to define...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Global Governance of Genetic Resources

    Access and Benefit Sharing after the Nagoya Protocol

    Edited by Sebastian Oberthür, G. Kristin Rosendal

    Series: Routledge Research in Global Environmental Governance

    This book analyses the status and prospects of the global governance of Access Benefit Sharing (ABS) in the aftermath of 2010’s Nagoya Protocol to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). The CBD’s initial 1992 framework of global ABS governance established the objective of sharing the...

    Published October 20th 2013 by Routledge