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Corporate Accountability in International Environmental Law

Elisa Morgera

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199558018
eISBN:
9780191705311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558018.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This book examines the highly topical question of the current and future role of international environmental law in directing and controlling the environmental conduct of business enterprises, in ... More


Environmental Protection: European Law and Governance

Joanne Scott (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199565177
eISBN:
9780191705359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565177.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Environmental and Energy Law

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 ... More


The very basis of our existence*: Labour and the neglected environmental dimension of sustainable development

Beate Sjåfjell

in The Role of Labour Standards in Development: From theory to sustainable practice?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264911
eISBN:
9780191754098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264911.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter focuses on the neglected environmental dimension of sustainable development. It argues that ecological sustainable development as the new law is not only supported by normative necessity ... More


Regulations for Radionuclides in the Environment

David C. Kocher

in Radiological Risk Assessment and Environmental Analysis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195127270
eISBN:
9780199869121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195127270.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

This chapter discusses laws, regulations, and guidance for controlling exposures of the public to radionuclides in the environment. Topics discussed include the principal laws in the United States ... More


The Enforcement of EC Environmental Law

Pål Wennerås

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199229017
eISBN:
9780191711268
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199229017.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Environmental and Energy Law

It is widely accepted that the future development of environmental law depends not on further legislation, but on more effective enforcement. Within the EC legal system, the conventional view is that ... More


Judicial review before national courts

Pål Wennerås

in The Enforcement of EC Environmental Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199229017
eISBN:
9780191711268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199229017.003.0003
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter analyzes the extent to which the ECJ's case law, the Aarhus Convention, and secondary Community legislation, ensure effective judicial enforcement of EC environmental law in national ... More


Law and Policy in the United States

Cinnamon Piñon Carlarne

in Climate Change Law and Policy: EU and US Perspectives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199553419
eISBN:
9780191594984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553419.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Private International Law

This chapter provides an overview of how the US political system functions, focusing on the role of federalism in shaping policy-making. It reviews the history of environmental policymaking in the US ... More


Tracking Environmental Assessment

JANE HOLDER

in Environmental Assessment: The Regulation of Decision Making

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199207589
eISBN:
9780191714573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207589.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Integration, precaution, participation, prevention, proceduralization, and sustainability are the bywords of environmental law that have recently been attributed to environmental assessment. This ... More


Environmental Health and Protection

Paul A. Locke, Henry Falk, Christopher S. Kochtitzky, and Christine P. Bump

in Law in Public Health Practice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195301489
eISBN:
9780199863822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301489.003.0020
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides a context for the practice of environmental health law. Public health law practitioners in the field of environmental health are faced with a complex legal landscape. ... More


Enforcement by the Commission

Pål Wennerås

in The Enforcement of EC Environmental Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199229017
eISBN:
9780191711268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199229017.003.0006
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Environmental and Energy Law

The Commission plays a significant role in enforcing EC environmental law, yet the number of cases it brings does not necessarily prove that this enforcement is correspondingly effective. On the ... More


Environmental Principles: From Political Slogans to Legal Rules

Nicolas de Sadeleer

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199254743
eISBN:
9780191719851
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199254743.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This book traces the evolution of environmental principles from their origins as vague political slogans reflecting fears about environmental hazards to their embodiment in enforceable laws. Since ... More


Regulating from Nowhere: Environmental Law and the Search for Objectivity

Douglas A. Kysar

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300120011
eISBN:
9780300163308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300120011.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Drawing insight from a diverse array of sources—including moral philosophy, political theory, cognitive psychology, ecology, and science and technology studies—this book offers a new theoretical ... More


Introduction

Pål Wennerås

in The Enforcement of EC Environmental Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199229017
eISBN:
9780191711268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199229017.003.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the main problems of EC environmental law: the flawed and belated Member State transposition (of directives), as well as insufficient application ... More


Preliminary references

Pål Wennerås

in The Enforcement of EC Environmental Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199229017
eISBN:
9780191711268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199229017.003.0004
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter examines the system of preliminary references with a view to determining its effectiveness for the purposes of environmental lawsuits. Preliminary references on the interpretation of ... More


The Intersections of International Economic, Social and Environmental Law

Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger and Ashfaq Khalfan

in Sustainable Development Law: Principles, Practices, and Prospects

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199276707
eISBN:
9780191699900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276707.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

International sustainable development law is found at the intersection of three principal fields of international law, each of which contribute to sustainable development. Since the call for a ... More


Sustainable Development Law: Principles, Practices, and Prospects

Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger and Ashfaq Khalfan

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199276707
eISBN:
9780191699900
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276707.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This book analyses recent developments in international sustainable development law (ISDL), a field emerging at the intersection between international economic, environmental, and social law. ... More


The Use of Environmental Audits and Self-Regulation Schemes for Environmental Protection in Mexico

JosÉ Juan GonzÁlez MÁrquez

in Regulating Energy and Natural Resources

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199299874
eISBN:
9780191714931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299874.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter has two main objectives: first is to clarify what reflexive law really means for environmental law and policy; and second to propose how this philosophy should be implemented to improve ... More


Conclusion

Pål Wennerås

in The Enforcement of EC Environmental Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199229017
eISBN:
9780191711268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199229017.003.0007
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter takes stock of the book's main findings and provides recommendations for the future enforcement of EC environmental law. Topics discussed include private enforcement against national ... More


Alternatives

JANE HOLDER

in Environmental Assessment: The Regulation of Decision Making

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199207589
eISBN:
9780191714573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207589.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

The mainstreaming of environmental law within the European Union through environmental assessment, and other mechanisms such as the imposition of general duties upon the Community institutions, has ... More


Conclusions

JANE HOLDER

in Environmental Assessment: The Regulation of Decision Making

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199207589
eISBN:
9780191714573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207589.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This concluding chapter elaborates a critical approach to environmental assessment based upon the illustrative case studies discussed previously in this book and analysis of relevant case law. The ... More


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