International Environmental Law in the Asia Pacific
Springer Netherlands, 1998 M02 18 - 364 pages
What does the future hold for the development of international environmental law in the Asia Pacific? This book addresses that question through a multifaceted examination of various aspects of environmental law in the states which comprise East and Southeast Asia, Australia, New Zealand, the island states of the Southwest Pacific, and occasionally the states of South and Central Asia. A treaties table at the end of the book includes most Asia Pacific countries, giving the reader a fuller picture of the environmental conventions.
In addition to providing an overall view of international environmental law, this examination includes an in-depth look at such subjects as:
The book concludes by assessing the interaction between international and regional environmental law and turning to an examination of future prospects for the Asia Pacific.
Through its thorough range of coverage, International Environmental Law in the Asia Pacific provides an illustration of the current state of development of international environmental law within the region as well as the forces shaping further development of international and regional schemes for environmental governance. In doing so, the book promotes long-term ecological, social, and economic sustainability.
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Chapter 11 China The People's Republic of China ( PRC ) , established in 1949 , contains around 21 % of the world's people , at 1.2 billion . ' It has a population growth rate of approximately 1.5 % , resulting on average in an increase ...
China's Agenda 21 As a result of the UNCED process , the PRC has issued its own Agenda 21,13 based on Agenda 21 from the UNCED Conference . China's Agenda 21 is " a comprehensive and operational strategic plan that aims at providing ...
they are also seen as the optimal places to experiment with legal improvements for the environment.25 He concludes : Without significant improvements in environmental law , China's economic boom threatens the citizens of China and the ...
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