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Environmental Outlook No 3: Law and policy

Edited By: Paul Leadbeter, Neil Gunningham and Ben Boer

Federation Press

Paperback | Dec 1999 | #159645 | ISBN: 1862873151
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This book includes contributions by a range of leading international and national experts on the general theme of environmental law, policy and sustainability. Its contributors identify a number of emerging trends in environmental law and policy on a global, regional and local level and provide a number of perspectives on how business and government can and should respond to diverse and increasingly serious, threats to sustainability.

Post-Rio political developments, including current initiatives, form a particular focus, as do the Commonwealth's environment protection and biodiversity conservation legislative initiatives and trends and developments at State level.

Also covered are: ISO 14001, incentives for cleaner production, the APEC trade liberalisation process, heritage protection, EIA and community right-to-know. The book complements but goes beyond previous books in this series in its distinctive focus on sustainability issues and their implications for environmental law and policy.


Opening Address:Reform of Commonwealth Environmental Law Senator Robert Hill Recent Developments in the European Union and the Earth Summit +5 Margaret Brusasco-Mackenzie Recent Developments in Environmental Law in the Asia Pacific Lal Kurukulasuriya Implementation of International Environmental Law in the Asia Pacific Ben Boer Recent Developments in the United States: Prospects for the 105th Congress J William Futrell Incorporating Sustainability Principles in Legislation Paul Stein and Susan Mahoney Towards Sustainability: Incentives for Cleaner Production Neil Gunningham and Darren Sinclair APEC and ESD: Turning Sustained Economic Growth into Ecologically Sustainable Development Jan McDonald Scope of the Commonwealth's Environmental Powers and Responsibilities Geoffrey Lindell Trends and Developments at State Level: A Western Australian Perspective Bryan Jenkins Recent Trends and Developments in South Australian Environmental Law Paul Leadbeter Beyond the National Environment Protection Council John Taberner International Marine Environmental Law and Policy: 20th Century Responses and 21st Century Challenges Donald R Rothwell The Development of Australia's Ocean Policy: Implications for Marine Environmental Law Sam Bateman "Barbarians at the Gates of the Garden of Eden - Revisited": Heritage Protection Foundation for the New Millennium Simon R Molesworth Having Our Cake and Eating It: Heritage Protection and the Australian Minerals Industry Ian Gould EIA and the Politics of Reform Steven Munchenberg Environmental Marketing:Would You Buy It? Amanda Cornwall Concluding Remarks Brian Preston References/ Index

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