Friday, March 29, 2013

New Issue: Transnational Environmental Law

The latest issue of Transnational Environmental Law (Vol. 2, no. 1, April 2013) is out. Contents include:
  • Symposium: Global Environmental Risk Governance under Conditions of Scientific Uncertainty: Legal, Political and Social Transformations
    • Oren Perez & Reut Snir, Foreword
    • Timothy Meyer, Epistemic Institutions and Epistemic Cooperation in International Environmental Governance
    • Adi Ayal, Ronen Hareuveny & Oren Perez, Science, Politics and Transnational Regulation: Regulatory Scientific Institutions and the Dilemmas of Hybrid Authority
    • Reut Snir, Governance by Disclosure: Transnational Convergence in the Field of Nanotechnology
    • Dirk A. Heyen, Influence of the EU Chemicals Regulation on the US Policy Reform Debate: Is a ‘California Effect’ within REACH?
    • Arie Trouwborst, Richard Caddell & Ed Couzens, To Free or Not to Free? State Obligations and the Rescue and Release of Marine Mammals: A Case Study of ‘Morgan the Orca’
    • Till Markus, Changing the Base: Legal Implications of Scientific Criteria and Methodological Standards on what Constitutes Good Marine Environmental Status
    • Aline Jaeckel, Intellectual Property Rights and the Conservation of Plant Biodiversity as a Common Concern of Humankind