Analyzing globalization and the increasing tension it has caused between the goals of free trade and environmental protection, International Trade and the Protection of the Environment provides a comprehensive and detailed legal analysis, both at the national and international level of what looks set to become the new legal order of the twenty-first century.
This book asks the questions does the treatment of ‘measures tantamount to expropriation’ have the capacity to lead to a ‘regulatory chill’ on environmental protection and what are the possibilities for claims before the UK courts that are based on alleged violations of international law?
Friday, December 28, 2007
Baughen: International Trade and the Protection of the Environment
Simon Baughen (Univ. of Bristol - Law) has published International Trade and the Protection of the Environment (Routledge 2007). Here's the abstract: