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.
Results 1-3 of 39
Until recently , the principal source of emissions of GHGs has been the developed countries of the world . These countries constitute the largest emitters of GHGs and also have very high per capita emissions of GHGs by comparison with ...
Emissions from deforestation make PNG the most significant emitter for the group.20 Predictions of future emissions are highly contingent and are one of the major uncertainties in predicting future climate change .
“ constructive ambiguity ” and reflect agreement only that the aspiration or aim of returning emissions of greenhouse gases to 1990 levels by the year 2000 be assumed by developed and other Annex I countries .
What people are saying - Write a review
The Nature of International Environmental Law
Global Organizations Within the United Nations System
Principles of International Environmental
37 other sections not shown
Other editions - View all
A Method to Identify and Evaluate the Legal and Institutional Framework for ...
No preview available - 2003
Annuaire du droit de la mer, Volume 2
No preview available - 1997