Environmental Protection: European Law and Governance (Collected Courses of the Academy of European Law)

Editat de Joanne Scott
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The EU has emerged as a major source of innovation in environmental governance. This is manifested through the frameworks it is putting in place for environmental governance, and through its position on the world stage for international environmental law. An institutional richness has developed which is sometimes daunting in its complexity but which offers much promise for the future. This volume seeks to give a taste of this, and of the challenges which face the EU in its sustainable development phase.

The volume opens with a broad historical overview of the evolution of EU environmental governance. This discussion characterizes the most recent phase as that of sustainable development, in which the political dynamic is one of destabilization and the preferred instrument of decision-making, the reflexive framework directive.

There follows a series of case studies. Ranging from the general to the particular, these cover both the internal and external aspects of EU policy. These include recent key issues in EU environmental law and governance, such as the water framework directive, the new chemicals regime (REACH) and European responses to the challenge of climate change. These case studies engage with key issues in environmental law and governance, including environmental justice, the relationship between trade and environment, and participation in environmental decision-making.

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ISBN-13: 9780199565177
ISBN-10: 0199565171
Pagini: 256
Dimensiuni: 164 x 240 x 18 mm
Greutate: 0.48 kg
Editura: Oxford University Press
Colecția OUP Oxford
Seria Collected Courses of the Academy of European Law

Locul publicării: Oxford, United Kingdom


This volume contributes effectively to the ever-increasing debate on governance in the EU

Notă biografică

Joanne Scott is Professor of European Law at the Faculty of Laws, University College London. She has previously taught at Cambridge, and held visiting positions at Columbia Law School, and Harvard Law School. She is the author of The WTO Agreement on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures: A Commentary (OUP, 2007).