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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Process of Climate Change In order to understand the process of climate change it is necessary to know something of the manner in which the earth's climate system operates . In general terms , energy from the sun warms the earth's ...
25 While measurement of past and current changes in sea level is extremely difficult , current predictions are that climate change is likely to result in a rise in sea level of approximately 20 centimetres by the year 2030.26 This will ...
34 This has significant implications for biodiversity conservation.35 Forests are particularly at risk from climate change , as their ability to survive through adaptation or migration is limited . 36 Developing countries are considered ...
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