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Environmental Protection: European Law and Governance

Joanne Scott


The EU has emerged as a major source of innovation in environmental governance. This is manifested through the frameworks it is putting in place for environmental governance, and through its position on the world stage for international environmental law. An institutional richness has developed which is sometimes daunting in its complexity but which offers much promise for the future. This book seeks to give a taste of this, and of the challenges which face the EU in its sustainable development phase. The book opens with a broad historical overview of the evolution of EU environmental governan ... More

Keywords: international environmental law, EU, sustainable development, EU policy, EU environmental law, REACH, climate change

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780199565177
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565177.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Joanne Scott, editor
Professor of European Law at the Faculty of Laws, University College London.