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  1. The Precautionary Principle in Marine Environmental Law

    With Special Reference to High Risk Vessels

    By Bénédicte Sage-Fuller

    Series: Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

    The book examines whether the jurisdiction of coastal States under international law can be extended to include powers of intervention towards vessels posing a significant risk to their coastal and marine environment, but which have not yet been involved in any incident or accident. The books sets...

    Published June 30th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Redeeming REDD

    Policies, Incentives and Social Feasibility for Avoided Deforestation

    By Michael I. Brown

    It is now well accepted that deforestation is a key source of greenhouse gas emissions and of climate change, with forests representing major sinks for carbon. As a result, public and private initiatives for reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD) have been widely...

    Published June 19th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Post-2020 Climate Change Regime Formation

    Edited by Suh-Yong Chung

    Series: Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

    The fate of the climate change regime hangs in the balance as the UN-led negotiations try to forge a new international strategy for the post-2020 period. Since 1992, the UNFCCC and its Kyoto Protocol has been the primary legal instrument to respond to the climate challenge. However, the...

    Published June 6th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Confronting Ecological and Economic Collapse

    Ecological Integrity for Law, Policy and Human Rights

    Edited by Laura Westra, Prue Taylor, Agnès Michelot

    From the first appearance of the term in law in the Clean Water Act of 1972 (US), ecological integrity has been debated by a wide range of researchers, including biologists, ecologists, philosophers, legal scholars, doctors and epidemiologists, whose joint interest was the study and...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Collective Learning for Transformational Change

    A Guide to Collaborative Action

    By Valerie A. Brown, Judith A. Lambert

    This step by step guide is for those seeking to undertake a transformational change process based on strong collaboration among diverse interests. Guiding transformational change goes beyond small changes to an existing system. It leads to lasting change in the system itself. The collective...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Contemporary Water Governance in the Global South

    Scarcity, Marketization and Participation

    Edited by Leila M. Harris, Jacqueline A. Goldin, Christopher Sneddon

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    The litany of alarming observations about water use and misuse is now familiar—over a billion people without access to safe drinking water; almost every major river dammed and diverted; increasing conflicts over the delivery of water in urban areas; continuing threats to water quality from...

    Published May 14th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Marine Genetic Resources, Access and Benefit Sharing

    Legal and Biological Perspectives

    By Bevis Fedder

    Access to genetic resources and Benefit Sharing (ABS) has been promoted under the Convention on Biological Diversity, with the aim of combining biodiversity conservation goals with economic development. However, as this book shows, since its inception in 1992, implementation has encountered...

    Published May 14th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Common Pools of Genetic Resources

    Equity and Innovation in International Biodiversity Law

    Edited by Evanson Chege Kamau, Gerd Winter

    Series: Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

    The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) strives for the sustainable and equitable utilization of genetic resources, with the ultimate goal of conserving biodiversity. The CBD and the Nagoya Protocol which has since been elaborated suggest a bilateral model for access to genetic resources and...

    Published May 8th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Fiduciary Law and Responsible Investing

    In Nature’s trust

    By Benjamin J. Richardson

    Series: Routledge Research in Finance and Banking Law

    This book is about fiduciary law’s influence on the financial economy’s environmental performance, focusing on how the law affects responsible investing and considering possible legal reforms to shift financial markets closer towards sustainability. Fiduciary law governs how trustees, fund managers...

    Published April 17th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Energy and Electricity in Industrial Nations

    The Sociology and Technology of Energy

    By Allan Mazur

    Energy is at the top of the list of environmental problems facing industrial society, and is arguably the one that has been handled least successfully, in part because politicians and the public do not understand the physical technologies, while the engineers and industrialists do not understand...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge