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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 Doctrinal Basis for and Boundaries of Differential Treatment in International Environmental Law

Lavanya Rajamani

in Differential Treatment in International Environmental Law

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199280704
eISBN:
9780191700132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280704.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

The divergence in the culpability and contributions of developing and industrial countries persists and results in the lack of ideological sympathy. The principle of common but differentiated ... More


Contemporary Indian Perspectives on International Law

V.G. Hegde

in Political Science: Volume 4: India Engages the World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198085409
eISBN:
9780199082469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198085409.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter examines the postcolonial nature and content of international law in India, focusing on the writings on history and civilization. It analyses academic treatment of international law ... More


International Environmental Law, Policy, and Ethics

Alexander Gillespie

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298724
eISBN:
9780191685514
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298724.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This book is concerned with the question of why the environment is protected in the international arena. This question is rarely asked because it is assumed we all want to achieve the same ends. ... More


Climate Change-Related Movement and International Human Rights Law: The Role of Complementary Protection

Jane Mcadam

in Climate Change, Forced Migration, and International Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199587087
eISBN:
9780191738494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587087.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the extent to which existing universal and regional standards on complementary protection offer protection options for those forcibly displaced across international borders as a ... More


Environmental (In)justice in Climate Change

Martin J. Adamian

in Political Theory and Global Climate Change

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262220842
eISBN:
9780262285445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262220842.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter examines the global climate regime, the idea of international environmental justice, and Critical Legal Studies (CLS) to assess the possibility of using international environmental laws ... More


Managing Abidance by Standards for the Protection of the Environment

Jorge E. Viñuales

in Realizing Utopia: The Future of International Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199691661
eISBN:
9780191738593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691661.003.0027
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

There are two core ideas underpinning international environmental law, namely ‘prevention’ and ‘balance’. The idea of prevention is enshrined in an array of principles such as those of no-harm, ... More


The Ability of Environmental Treaties to Address Environmental Problems in Post-Conflict

Britta Sjöstedt

in Environmental Protection and Transitions from Conflict to Peace: Clarifying Norms, Principles, and Practices

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198784630
eISBN:
9780191827051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198784630.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter examines how international environmental law pertains in the transition phase from armed conflict to peace (post-conflict). Environmental treaties have the ability to fill an ... More


The Environment and Armed Conflict: Employing General Principles to Protect the Environment

Kirsten Stefanik

in Environmental Protection and Transitions from Conflict to Peace: Clarifying Norms, Principles, and Practices

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198784630
eISBN:
9780191827051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198784630.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Armed conflict is inherently destructive of the environment. It can cause serious and irreversible damage and threaten the health and livelihoods of individuals and the planet as a whole. ... More


IP Rights in International Environmental Law

Henning Grosse Ruse-Khan

in The Protection of Intellectual Property in International Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780199663392
eISBN:
9780191850240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199663392.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter focusses on the two core aspects of the relationship between intellectual property (IP) rights and international environmental law. This interface is embodied in two related, but ... More


Unearthing Under-Governed Territory: Transnational Environmental Crime

Peter J. Stoett

in Just Security in an Undergoverned World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198805373
eISBN:
9780191843440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805373.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter looks at whether and how international organizations and criminal law can help us deal effectively with transnational environmental crimes and, more broadly, with environmental ... More


Institutional Politics and Reform

Kate O’Neill

in New Earth Politics: Essays from the Anthropocene

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262034364
eISBN:
9780262332132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034364.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter outlines the basic institutional architecture of state-led global environmental politics, reflecting on its strenghts, summarizing critiques, and charting its evolution over time. The ... More


Differential Treatment in International Environmental Law

Lavanya Rajamani

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199280704
eISBN:
9780191700132
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280704.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

The history of international environmental dialogue is a history of conflict between developing and industrial countries encompassing the framework, nature, and agenda of international environmental ... More


Introduction

Elisa Morgera

in Corporate Environmental Accountability in International Law: Second Edition

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198738046
eISBN:
9780191801525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198738046.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Public International Law

This chapter explains the need for an international approach to address the question of acceptable corporate environmental conduct both on the basis of egregious cases of environmental damage and ... More


International Environmental Law and Community Interests: Procedural Aspects

Jutta Brunnée

in Community Interests Across International Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198825210
eISBN:
9780191863844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825210.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Strong procedural elements are indispensable for international environmental law’s capacity to serve community interests. Procedural obligations can strengthen the rule concerning the prevention of ... More


The Growth of New, Non-Anthropocentric Ideals within International Environmental Law

Alexander Gillespie

in International Environmental Law, Policy, and Ethics

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298724
eISBN:
9780191685514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298724.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter examines the development of non-anthropocentric ideals within international environmental law and policy. It explains that though new ethical bases of international environmental law and ... More


Reframing the Remnants of War: The Role of the International Law Commission, Governments, and Civil Society

Doug Weir

in Environmental Protection and Transitions from Conflict to Peace: Clarifying Norms, Principles, and Practices

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198784630
eISBN:
9780191827051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198784630.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Since 2011, states and civil society have sought to draw attention to the health and environmental risks from the toxic remnants of war; a process that has led to the International Law Commission ... More


Conclusions: Contributions and Areas for Further Research

Elisa Morgera

in Corporate Environmental Accountability in International Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198738046
eISBN:
9780191801525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198738046.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Public International Law

This concluding chapter identifies the original contributions to academic and policy debates that this book has offered, and identifies areas of further research, such as on the different ... More


Anthropocentricism

Alexander Gillespie

in International Environmental Law, Policy, and Ethics

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298724
eISBN:
9780191685514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298724.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter examines the validity of anthropocentrism as justification for environmental protection. It explains that an anthropocentric outlook is one which regards humanity as the centre of ... More


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