Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Kong & Wroth: NAFTA and Sustainable Development: The History, Experience, and Prospects for Reform

Hoi L. Kong (McGill Univ. - Law) & L. Kinvin Wroth (Vermont Law School) have published NAFTA and Sustainable Development: The History, Experience, and Prospects for Reform (Cambridge Univ. Press 2015). Contents include:
  • Geoffrey Garver, Forgotten promises: neglected environmental provisions of the NAFTA and the North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation
  • Giselle Davidian, Should citizens expect procedural justice in nonadversarial processes? Spotlighting the regression of the citizen submission process from NAAEC to CAFTA-DR
  • Paolo Solano, Choosing the right whistle: the development of the concept of environmental law under the citizen submissions process
  • Montserrat Rovalo, Pending proceedings in the new guidelines for submissions on enforcement matters: an improved regression?
  • Leslie Welts, Form over substance: procedural hurdles to the NAAEC citizen submission process
  • Pamela Vesilind, Downward harmonization: Mexico's industrial livestock revolution
  • Laurie Beyranevand, Agricultural biotechnology and NAFTA: analyzing the impacts of US and Canadian policies on Mexico's environment and agriculture
  • Betsy Baker, Assessing assessments of NAFTA's marine environment: the commission for environmental cooperation meets the World Ocean Assessment
  • Katia Opalka, Sustainable development, NAFTA, and water
  • Nicole Schabus, Indigenous peoples in North America: bridging the trade and environment gap to ensure sustainability under NAFTA and NAAEC
  • Freedom-Kai Phillips, Climate change, sustainable development, and NAFTA: regional policy harmonization as a basis for sustainable development
  • Avidan Kent, The principle of public participation in NAFTA chapter 11 disputes
  • Danni Liang & Jingjing Liu, Preventing environmental deterioration from international trade and investment: how China can learn from NAFTA's experience to strengthen domestic environmental governance and ensure sustainable development
  • Sébastien Jodoin, Pathways of influence in the NAFTA regime and their implications for domestic environmental policy-making in North America
  • Hoi L. Kong, The citizen submissions process in the North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation: theory and practice in deliberative democratic institutional design for transnational institutions
  • Raul Pacheco-Vega, Assessing ENGO influence in North American environmental politics: the double grid framework