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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The functions of the SBI include developing recommendations in relation to matters including the financial mechanism and assessing implementation of the FCCC.72 3. Regional Responses to Climate Change Responses within the Asia Pacific ...
46 A further matter of concern for developing countries has been that if environment matters were included on the trade agenda , then developed countries might seek to deal with other , perhaps more pervasive , issues in the trade arena ...
However , as seen from some of the matters considered above , international environmental law in the Asia Pacific is not yet sufficiently advanced to have developed any sophisticated mechanisms for resolving how the ...
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