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Legal issues on climate change and international trade law / Deok-Young Park.

Contributor(s): Park, Deok-Young, editor.
Call number: K3585.5 L44 2016 Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York, NY : Springer Berlin Heidelberg, [2016]Description: xv, 218 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9783319293202 (hbk.)Subject(s): Climatic changes -- Law and legislation | International trade -- Environmental aspects | Climate change mitigation -- Economic aspects | Foreign trade regulation | Greenhouse gas mitigation -- Law and legislation | Greenhouse gas mitigation -- International cooperationSummary: "This book provides an excellent overview of the legal issues surrounding climate change mitigation and international trade law. It surveys key observed and potential challenges posed by responses to climate change in terms of international trade law. By examining the controversial issues seen in legal cases in which domesticclimate change or renewable energy measures conflicted with international trade regimes, this volume promotes and broadens the understanding and debate of the issues. Beyond the recognized challenges, this book uncovers potential areas of conflict between climate change responses and international trade promotion by exploring previous cases and current efforts to prevent climate change. Furthermore, this volume sheds light on the futuredirection of international trade law and climate change responses, pointing out that the development of climate change or renewable energy laws and policies must also consider international trade regimes in order to ensure the smooth implementation of said laws and policies and guarantee that international trade laws do not restrict environmental policy space"--Back cover.
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"This book provides an excellent overview of the legal issues surrounding climate change mitigation and international trade law. It surveys key observed and potential challenges posed by responses to climate change in terms of international trade law. By examining the controversial issues seen in legal cases in which domesticclimate change or renewable energy measures conflicted with international trade regimes, this volume promotes and broadens the understanding and debate of the issues. Beyond the recognized challenges, this book uncovers potential areas of conflict between climate change responses and international trade promotion by exploring previous cases and current efforts to prevent climate change. Furthermore, this volume sheds light on the futuredirection of international trade law and climate change responses, pointing out that the development of climate change or renewable energy laws and policies must also consider international trade regimes in order to ensure the smooth implementation of said laws and policies and guarantee that international trade laws do not restrict environmental policy space"--Back cover.

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