Environmental Policy

International Environmental Law and World Order: A Problem-Oriented Coursebook

Carlson, J.; Palmer, G.W.; Weston, B.


This book is designed for classroom use and provides comprehensive coverage of international environmental law. It includes the basic legal principles of the field as well as, the specific legal rules addressed to the problems of climate change, ozone layer depletion, nuclear safety, transboundary air pollution, hazardous waste exports, management of shared water resources, desertification, endangered species protection, and protection of the world’s oceans and marine resources. The accompanying documentary supplement includes the most important treaties and international instruments relating to environmental protection, including judicial and arbitral decisions.