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Book Review: Climate Change and Environmental Hazards Relating To Shipping: An International Legal Framework , edited by Hans-Joachim Koch, Doris König, Joachim Sanden, and Roda Verheyen

Book Review: Climate Change and Environmental Hazards Relating To Shipping: An International... Leiden, Boston: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2013, 276 pp. (inc. index). isbn 9789004243927, hb €101/ us $ 140. This edited collection presents the proceedings of the inaugural Hamburg International Environmental Law Conference that took place in September 2011. As such, the structure of the book closely follows the agenda of the conference. It starts with the welcome address and opening speech by the conference organizers. The book is then divided into five substantive parts that reflect the themes of particular conference sessions, namely: climate change; environmental hazards relating to shipping; protection of the marine environment and climate change; offshore wind energy; and cities’ contributions to environmental protection. The book ends with an overview of the results of the conference, as presented by the conference organizers in concluding speeches. The perspective of the book is largely prospective, attempting to put forward possible solutions to some of the environmental problems facing the world today, with a particular focus on legal mechanisms. Moreover, it does not just consider international solutions, but also regional, national, and local approaches to tackling environmental problems. The chapters relating to climate change present various perspectives on how to overcome the current impasses in the un climate change http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Climate Law Brill

Book Review: Climate Change and Environmental Hazards Relating To Shipping: An International Legal Framework , edited by Hans-Joachim Koch, Doris König, Joachim Sanden, and Roda Verheyen

Climate Law , Volume 4 (1-2): 196 – Jul 25, 2014

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© 2014 by Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
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1878-6553
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1878-6561
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Leiden, Boston: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2013, 276 pp. (inc. index). isbn 9789004243927, hb €101/ us $ 140. This edited collection presents the proceedings of the inaugural Hamburg International Environmental Law Conference that took place in September 2011. As such, the structure of the book closely follows the agenda of the conference. It starts with the welcome address and opening speech by the conference organizers. The book is then divided into five substantive parts that reflect the themes of particular conference sessions, namely: climate change; environmental hazards relating to shipping; protection of the marine environment and climate change; offshore wind energy; and cities’ contributions to environmental protection. The book ends with an overview of the results of the conference, as presented by the conference organizers in concluding speeches. The perspective of the book is largely prospective, attempting to put forward possible solutions to some of the environmental problems facing the world today, with a particular focus on legal mechanisms. Moreover, it does not just consider international solutions, but also regional, national, and local approaches to tackling environmental problems. The chapters relating to climate change present various perspectives on how to overcome the current impasses in the un climate change

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Published: Jul 25, 2014

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