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Published: 24 December 2020

592 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198844358

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Environmental Law Principles

From Political Slogans to Legal Rules

Second Edition

Nicolas de Sadeleer

  • Provides a practical comparative analysis of the environmental laws of several EU states, the US, and Australia
  • Analyzes the precautionary principle, which has become even more relevant in current international environmental law
  • A thought-provoking book which offers a novel theory of norm formation in environmental law

New to this Edition:

  • Evaluation of a swathe of new legislations, both international, and domestic, surrounding the principles of polluter-pays, prevention and precaution
  • Integrates to a greater extent the relationship between environmental principles and human rights

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