Environmental Law: A Very Short Introduction | Elizabeth Fisher - Deepstash

A desire to protect environment is at heart of environmental law. The Desire is spread across all people in the world. 

Environmental law is not just about valuing the environment but pr...

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Environmental Law: A Very Short Introduction | Elizabeth Fisher

Environmental Law: A Very Short Introduction | Elizabeth Fisher

Oxford Academic (Oxford University Press)

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Better way to think about environmental law is as law of environmental problems. Problems may be local like contaminated land or it may be Global like climate change.

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Common feature of environmental problem is that they are both physically Complex and socially complex. They are physically Complex because they involve ecosystem if we put fertilizer on agricultura...

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Nations play important role in environmental law because they have authority and capacity to develop collective responses in relation to these problems.

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Modern environmental law has its roots in 1960 and it wasn't just response to environmental problems it was part of commitment to make societies more just, fair and more democratic

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Law is not a magic wand. It's not a case of passing a piece of legislation, signing a Treaty or court deciding a case and environmental problem disappears. What is required is creation of legal fra...

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Environmental law is very technically Complex. Environmental lawyers need to know a lot of law and they know how to apply it with nuance and sophistication.

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Environmental law has required the expansion of the legal imagination that's because a lot of law that has been developed with environment.

In countries like India and New Zealand legal devel...

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Important theme in environmental law is environmental justice but environmental justice means many different things it might mean justice between Nations justice within local communities or justice...

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Environmental law is often controversial we might debate whether there is environmental problem or how to solve it. There may be issues with what is a legitimate role of of Government and given the...

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