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Book reviews Climate Law 2 (2011) 291­298 DOI 10.3233/CL-2011-038 IOS Press The Art and Craft of International Environmental Law Edited By Daniel Bodansky Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2010, xv and 359 pp., ISBN 978-0-674-03543-0, £29.95. Dan Bodansky has become well-known as one of the foremost US specialists in international environmental law. He is a career academic, but has also worked as a US government negotiator, NGO adviser, and UN consultant. His work on climate change in particular has earned him a reputation for highly capable scholarship, critical insight and a creative approach to addressing challenging regulatory problems. In 2007 he co-edited a large and impressive Handbook of International Environmental Law, in which a variety of authors addressed most of the central questions of the subject in an often original and penetrating fashion. Now he has turned his attention to an altogether different project and written what is essentially an introduction and overview. This is not a textbook in any sense, still less a potted summary of the law, but for anyone new to the discipline it provides an outstanding survey of what Bodansky rightly refers to as the "art and craft". As he puts it, "I have attempted to http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Climate Law Brill

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Climate Law , Volume 2 (2): 291 – Jan 1, 2011

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Publisher
Brill
Copyright
Copyright 2011 by Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
ISSN
1878-6553
eISSN
1878-6561
DOI
10.1163/CL-2011-038
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Climate Law 2 (2011) 291­298 DOI 10.3233/CL-2011-038 IOS Press The Art and Craft of International Environmental Law Edited By Daniel Bodansky Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2010, xv and 359 pp., ISBN 978-0-674-03543-0, £29.95. Dan Bodansky has become well-known as one of the foremost US specialists in international environmental law. He is a career academic, but has also worked as a US government negotiator, NGO adviser, and UN consultant. His work on climate change in particular has earned him a reputation for highly capable scholarship, critical insight and a creative approach to addressing challenging regulatory problems. In 2007 he co-edited a large and impressive Handbook of International Environmental Law, in which a variety of authors addressed most of the central questions of the subject in an often original and penetrating fashion. Now he has turned his attention to an altogether different project and written what is essentially an introduction and overview. This is not a textbook in any sense, still less a potted summary of the law, but for anyone new to the discipline it provides an outstanding survey of what Bodansky rightly refers to as the "art and craft". As he puts it, "I have attempted to

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Climate LawBrill

Published: Jan 1, 2011

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