Climate Change and Environmental Hazards Related to Shipping: An International Legal Framework
In Climate Change and Environmental Hazards Related to Shipping Hans-Joachim Koch, Doris König, Joachim Sanden and Roda Verheyen provide an edited overview on the recent discussions regarding legal questions of tackling climate change, and the legal instruments related to environmental problems caused by international shipping. An esteemed international group of authors make important contributions to the legal challenges in international, European and domestic law. Focal points are multilateral environmental agreements and the law of the sea as well as the potential contributions by municipalities.
This important new collection, based on the research findings of the Hamburg International Environmental Law Conference 2011, are of particular relevance for lawyers and scholars interested in the recent legal discussions on climate change law and environmental Law of the Sea.