Contemporary Issues in Climate Change Law and Policy

Contemporary Issues in Climate Change Law and Policy : Essays Inspired by the IPCC

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The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's most recent set of reports, generally referred to collectively as the Fifth Assessment Report, present significant data and findings about climate change. But what role does law play in addressing and responding to these findings? This book, the second by the Environmental Law Collaborative, an affiliation of environmental law professors, focuses on the relationship between law and the Fifth Assessment Report in hopes of bridging this gap. This book's chapters are illustrative of the overwhelming number of legal issues that climate change creates. Some of the contributions remain directly tied to the text of the IPCC's reports, while others focus on climate change more generally. Together, this volume contributes to a constructive and helpful discussion about how to address the climate change challenge.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 152 x 229mm
  • West Academic
  • Environmental Law Institute
  • Minnesota, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New
  • 158576177X
  • 9781585761777