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Title Environmental and energy law / edited by Karen E. Makuch, Ricardo Pereira
Published Chichester, West Sussex, U.K. ; Ames, Iowa : Wiley Blackwell, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 651 pages) : illustrations
Contents pt. 1. Introduction -- pt. 2. Innovation, sustainability and the law -- pt. 3. Sustainable energy and climate change law -- pt. 4. Exploration and exploitation of energy resources -- pt. 5. Clean technologies and the clean development mechanism -- pt. 6. Waste, water, air quality management and pollution control -- pt. 7. The regulation of chemicals and laboratory safety -- pt. 8. Governance, impact assessment, compliance and enforcement in environmental law -- pt. 9. Case studies on environmental law implementation
Summary Despite bringing prosperity, industrialisation generally leads to increasing levels of pollution which has a detrimental impact on the environment. In response, legislation which seeks to control or prevent such impact has become common. Similarly, climate change and energy security have become major drivers for the regulatory regimes that have emerged in the energy field. Given the global or regional scope of many environmental problems, international cooperation is often necessary to ensure such legislation is effective
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Energy industries -- Environmental aspects.
Energy industries -- Law and legislation.
Environmental policy.
Power resources -- Law and legislation.
Form Electronic book
Author Makuch, Karen E.
Pereira, Ricardo M. (Law teacher)
LC no. 2011035823
ISBN 1118257340 (e-book)
1118257367 (electronic bk.)
1283542404
9781118257340 (e-book)
9781118257364 (electronic bk.)
9781283542401