environmental law development Articles

  • New Environmental Law Centre for the Developing World

    The  Parvez  Hassan  Environmental  Law  Centre (PHELC) was inaugurated on 15 February 2003 in La- hore (Pakistan). The 350 participants included the Gover- nor of the Punjab, also in his capacity as Chancellor of the University, the Chief Justice, several Vice-Chancellors and Deans of Law Schools, the Deputy Executive Director of the  United  Nations  ...


    By IOS Press

  • The Transformation of International Environmental Law

    Keywords: International environmental law, environmental law, global challenges, harmoni-sation and common interests 2012 is the fortieth anniversary of the Stockholm Conference on the Human Environ-ment, a seminal event which marked the first time that the international community had addressed the environment as an international issue in a serious way. Back in 1972, the Conference called ...


  • Environmental law and policy in Australia

    The legal structure of resource use in Australia is not conducive to rational policy-making. The authority to manage resides with the states, which have enabled extensive parochial development of natural resources at the expense of resource rents and environmental quality. This has been achieved with administrative-type legislation, at the expense of common law adjudication. This decentralised ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Impacts of environmental laws on land development and developers in Dhaka City, Bangladesh

    The fast paced land and housing development projects in Dhaka City since 1980s had generated irregularities in developers' real estate projects and policy deviations in the Dhaka Metropolitan Development Plan (DMDP). This paper explores the causes of the irregularities and reasons that trapped many buyers in the developers' unauthorised housing projects and violation of some regulations. The ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Article: The quest for environmental law equilibrium

    This article demonstrates that environmental law is not only dictated by environmental imperatives and principles, but is also affected profoundly in practice by the rules on enforcement, access to information, participation and access to justice on one hand and the behaviour of the environmental ‘actors’ on the other. It shows that the mandatory enforcement requirements in the contaminated land ...


  • Sustainable Development Law on Environmental Migration: The Story of an Obelisk, a Bag of Marbles, and a Tapestry

    Keywords: environmental migration, climate refugees, sustainable development law, international law Abstract: No specific, consistent law deals with migration in the context of environmental phenomena (specifically of climate change) as a distinct issue. From this simple assessment, an oft-heard discourse identifies a 'legal gap' that should accordingly be filled ...


  • Tax Credit Tips For Biogas Projects

    With the end of 2016 in plain view, anaerobic digestion (AD) projects in the development phase should examine what has to happen by December 31 in order to tap into available federal tax credits. Under current law, Section 45 of the federal tax code makes AD projects eligible for a Production Tax Credit (PTC), which can be converted into an Investment Tax Credit (ITC), if the projects are used to ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • The Influence of Ecology on Environmental Law: Challenges to the Concept of Traditional Law

    Keywords: Ecology, the environmental problematic, environmental ethic, social science, ecosystem concept Abstract: Environmental law has emerged under the influence of ecology as a distinct branch of law. Indeed there is a co-evolution process between these two disciplines which rests on a common basis derived from the challenges what is described here as the ...


  • Senix Water Level Sensors Drive Irrigation Automation Project

    Australia’s Water Crisis Irrigation management is serious business in Australia especially within the Murray-Darling Basin, a 1,000,000 square kilometer watershed that is home to Australia’s most productive agricultural land. The basin’s 23 rivers have ...


    By Senix Corporation

  • Judges Active in Promoting Environmental Law Capacity Building

    The pre-summit WSSD Global Judges Symposium on the Role of Law and Sustainable Development in Johannesburg between 18–20 August 2002 was a signal event. Never before have so many senior judges from so many nations come together to discuss environmental law. In fact, 126 judges, including 32 Chief Justices or their equivalent, from 60 countries participated. Besides national judges, the group also ...


    By IOS Press

  • Index of Authors: Environmental Law Review 11 (2009)

    Abbot, Carolyn, The Regulatory Enforcement and Sanctions Act 2008 38 Bogojevic, Sanja, The EU ETS Directive Revised: Yet Another Stepping Stone 279 Bradshaw, Carrie, Trie New Directive on the Geological Storage of Carbon Dioxide 196 Cadcll, Richard, Of Mussels and Marinas: The Menai Mussels 286 Clayton, Nigel, Equator Principles and Social Rights: ...


  • Index of Authors: Environmental Law Review 13 (2011)

    Antonopoulos, Irene, Responding to Claims of Property Interests on Maritime Public Property Interfering with Environmental Protection 318 Boute, Dr Anatole, review of The EU as International Environmental Negotiator by Tom Delrcux 350 Burrell, Alison, 'Good Agricultural Practices' in the Agri-food Supply Chain 251 Cardwell, Michael, European Union Agricultural Policy ...


  • Science and Environmental Law Collaboration Across the Double Helix

    Keywords: Science and environmental law scholarship, interdisciplinary collaboration, history of science and environmental law, science and judges, law and science, risk and precaution, science and policymaking, reflexive learning and interdisciplinary working Abstract: Science engages both substantially and methodologically with environmental law more than with any ...


  • Subject Index: Environmental Law Review 13 (2011)

    Aberdeen bypass 117-118 Access, coastal 224. 326 Access, public 137 Access to information see Freedom of information Access to justice 74, 115-123, 234-235 see also Public participation ACReS (Agricultural Carbon Reduction Scheme) 15 AD (anaerobic digestion) 131, 142,237-238,238-239 Adaptive management 159 Advertising green claims guidance 146 misleading 229 Advisory ...


  • Environmental research and development in nanotechnology

    Maintaining and improving soil, water, and air quality represent some of the most formidable challenges facing global society in the 21st century. Pollutants from such diverse sources as oil and chemical spills, pesticide and fertiliser runoff, abandoned industrial and mining sites, and airborne gaseous and particulate matter from automobiles exacerbate the situation on a daily basis. Detecting ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Biotechnology and International Law

    As its title suggests, this book deals with possible impacts of modern biotechnology on international law and how international law can be adapted to meet the new challenges presented by such technology. It grew out of a collective research project in the period between 2003 and 2005 by a number of scholars and experts in this field, including academics, practitioners and officials of ...


  • Rule of law and the environmental Kuznets curve: evidence for carbon emissions

    In response to the growing body of literature on the relationship between the environment and institutions, this study investigates how the rule of law influences the turning point of the environmental Kuznets curve (EKC). Using Bradford et al.'s (2005) and Leitão's (2010) alternative specification of the EKC that avoids non–linear transformation of potentially non–stationary regressors, we find ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Contents: Environmental Law Review - Volume 14 Issue 2 2012

    Contents 93  Opinion Sustaining a Living Wales Nerys Llewelyn Jones Articles 98   Interpreting the Contaminated Land Regime: Should the 'Polluter' Pay? - Emma Lees 111 Sustainable Development Law on Environmental Migration: The Story of an Obelisk, a Bag of Marbles, and a Tapestry - ...


  • Cover: Environmental Law Review - Volume 14 Issue 2 2012

    Contents Opinion Sustaining a Living Wales - Nerys Llewelyn Jones Articles Interpreting the Contaminated Land Regime: Should the ‘Polluter’ Pay? - Emma Lees Sustainable Development Law on Environmental Migration: The Story of an Obelisk, a Bag of Marbles, and a Tapestry - Benoît ...


  • Case Note: Access to Justice under Irish Environmental Impact Assessment Law

    INTRODUCTION Ireland was recently found not to have fully implemented Directive 85/337 on the assessment of the effects of certain public and private projects on the environment (the EIA Directive) and Directive 2003/35 (the Arhus Convention Directive). As the name implies, this second directive arises from the Arhus Convention itself, which was negotiated under the auspices of ...


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