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The Paris Agreement on Climate Change: Analysis and Commentary, edited by Daniel Klein, María Pía Carazo, Meinhard Doelle, Jane Bulmer, and Andrew Higham

The Paris Agreement on Climate Change: Analysis and Commentary, edited by Daniel Klein, María Pía... Oxford, uk: Oxford University Press, 2017; isbn 978-0198803768 (pb); $45.00; 328 pp.The Paris Agreement clearly constitutes a major development in the field of climate law, but its exact significance remains to be fully understood.1In this regard, The Paris Agreement on Climate Change: Analysis and Commentary aims to provide ‘a comprehensive legal appraisal and critique of the new Agreement with a practical and structured commentary [on] all its Articles’.2Its intended audience includes ‘academics and practitioners, policy makers, public officials, and actors in the private sector and civil society’.3The book is composed of five introductory chapters, sixteen chapters reviewing the Agreement article by article, and three chapters of ‘concluding reflections’ by the editors. Among the book’s five editors and numerous contributing authors are leading scholars and practitioners from diverse countries or intellectual horizons. This collaboration has achieved the remarkable feat of publishing an extensive commentary on the Paris Agreement in about a year and a half after its adoption.The book succeeds in providing an accessible point of reference for anyone interested in understanding the Paris Agreement in its context. Chapters 6 to 21, which are adapted to a common structure, discuss the provisions of the Agreement. Each starts with a presentation http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Climate Law Brill

The Paris Agreement on Climate Change: Analysis and Commentary, edited by Daniel Klein, María Pía Carazo, Meinhard Doelle, Jane Bulmer, and Andrew Higham

Climate Law , Volume 8 (1-2): 4 – Apr 19, 2018

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Brill
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Copyright © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
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1878-6553
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1878-6561
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Oxford, uk: Oxford University Press, 2017; isbn 978-0198803768 (pb); $45.00; 328 pp.The Paris Agreement clearly constitutes a major development in the field of climate law, but its exact significance remains to be fully understood.1In this regard, The Paris Agreement on Climate Change: Analysis and Commentary aims to provide ‘a comprehensive legal appraisal and critique of the new Agreement with a practical and structured commentary [on] all its Articles’.2Its intended audience includes ‘academics and practitioners, policy makers, public officials, and actors in the private sector and civil society’.3The book is composed of five introductory chapters, sixteen chapters reviewing the Agreement article by article, and three chapters of ‘concluding reflections’ by the editors. Among the book’s five editors and numerous contributing authors are leading scholars and practitioners from diverse countries or intellectual horizons. This collaboration has achieved the remarkable feat of publishing an extensive commentary on the Paris Agreement in about a year and a half after its adoption.The book succeeds in providing an accessible point of reference for anyone interested in understanding the Paris Agreement in its context. Chapters 6 to 21, which are adapted to a common structure, discuss the provisions of the Agreement. Each starts with a presentation

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Climate LawBrill

Published: Apr 19, 2018

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