Deforestation, REDD and international law

Maguire, Rowena (2013) Deforestation, REDD and international law. In Alam, Shawkat, Bhuiyan, Jahid Hossain, & Chowdhury, Erika J. Techera (Eds.) Routledge Handbook of International Environmental Law. Routledge (Taylor & Francis Group), pp. 697-716.

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International environmental law governing conservation and management of forests has been largely limited to soft-law instruments. Nevertheless, increasing attention has been given to forest issues, most recently in the context of the climate change regime and the reducing emissions from deforestation and degradation (REDD) mechanism. The current law impacting upon the protection of forests and the contribution of emissions from deforestation will be considered in this chapter. The way forward will be explored, including the current options being considered for the post-Kyoto period.

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ID Code: 54154
Item Type: Book Chapter
Keywords: Public International Law, Environmental law, environmental studies, environmental politics, environmental change and pollution
ISBN: 9780415687171
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Environmental and Natural Resources Law (180111)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > International Law (excl. International Trade Law) (180116)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Deposited On: 15 Oct 2012 02:23
Last Modified: 14 Dec 2015 04:52

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