Monday, October 19, 2009

Burns & Osofsky: Adjudicating Climate Change: State, National, and International Approaches

William C. G. Burns (Santa Clara Univ. - Law) & Hari M. Osofsky (Washington and Lee Univ. - Law) have published Adjudicating Climate Change: State, National, and International Approaches (Cambridge Univ. Press 2009). Contents include:
  • Peter E. Roderick, Preface
  • William C. G. Burns & Hari M. Osofsky, Introduction: the exigencies that drive potential causes of action for climate change
  • Stephanie Stern, State action as political voice in climate change policy: the Minnesota environmental cost valuation regulation
  • Lesley K. McAllister, Limiting climate change at the coal mine
  • Katherine Trisolini & Jonathan Zasloff, Cities, land use, and the global commons: genesis and the urban politics of climate change
  • Mary Christina Wood, Atmospheric trust litigation
  • Hari M. Osofsky, The intersection of scale, science, and law in Massachusetts v. EPA
  • Brendan R. Cummings & Kassie R. Siegel, Biodiversity, global warming, and the United States Endangered Species Act: the role of domestic wildlife law in addressing greenhouse gas emissions
  • Amy Sinden, An emerging human right to security from climate change: the case against gas flaring in Nigeria
  • David A. Grossman, Tort-based climate litigation
  • Jeffrey W. Stempel, Insurance and climate change litigation
  • Erica J. Thorson, The world heritage convention and climate change: the case for a climate-change mitigation strategy beyond the Kyoto protocol
  • Hari M. Osofsky, The Inuit petition as a bridge? Beyond dialectics of climate change and indigenous peoples' rights
  • Jennifer Gleason & David B. Hunter, Bringing climate change claims to the accountability mechanisms of international financial institutions
  • William C. G. Burns, Potential causes of action for climate change impacts under the United Nations Fish Stock Agreement
  • Andrew Strauss, Climate change litigation: opening the door to the international court of justice
  • David B. Hunter, The implications of climate change litigation: litigation for international environmental law-making
  • Hari M. Osofsky, Conclusion: adjudicating climate change across scales