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Greening International Law

Edited By: P Sands

260 pages, no illustrations


Paperback | Dec 1993 | #22026 | ISBN: 1853831514
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Assesses the extent to which global environmental problems have been addressed by the international community so far. Promotes the need for changes to the structure and organisation of the international legal system.

Global environmental problems demand global, cooperative solutions. That means rethinking international law. Building on their formidable international experience, Philippe Sands and his colleagues have launched us into that rethink: Professor David Pearce, author of Blueprint for a Green Economy


Foreword * Acknowledgements * List of Contributors * Introduction * International Environmental Law from Stockholm to Rio: Back to the Future? * the Rio Declaration: A New Basis for International Cooperation * Defending the Global Commons * Enforcing Environmental Security * Greening Bretton woods * Greening the EEC Treaty * The GATT and the Environment * Environmental Law and Policy in Antarctica * Radioactive Waste Dumping at Sea * The Evolution of International Whaling * Technology-based Approaches Versus Market-based Approaches * Notes and References * Glossary * List of Treaties and Other International Acts * List of Cases * Index

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Philippe Sands is a practising Barrister and the Legal Director of the Foundation for International Environmental Law, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, and Visiting Professor at New York University Law School.

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