European Climate and Clean Energy Law and Policy (Hardback)Leonardo Massai (author)
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The participation of the European Union and the Member States in international climate change policy is a complex issue. This book provides a clear guide to the subject which will help students and professionals alike to interpret and easily navigate to the information they require. It does so by explaining the foundations of European climate and clean energy law and policy, and the position of the European Union in the international climate dialogue. It then goes on to provide a unique commented overview of legislation and policy adopted in Europe since the early 1990s.
Key topics covered include:EU Emissions Trading Scheme and the Linking directive greenhouse gas emissions monitoring and reportingelectricity from renewable energy sources energy efficiencyland, marine and air transportfluorinated and other gasescarbon capture and storagepost-2012 phaseimpacts and adaptationclimate change litigationcompliance.
It concludes with a full review of relevant literature.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 242
Weight: 522 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 20 mm
"The author should be congratulated for bringing together all the complex EU policies and laws relating to climate change in a comprehensive and accessible way. This study will be invaluable for lawyers, policy-makers, and indeed anyone concerned with the key environmental challenge facing Europe and the rest of the world." - Richard Macrory, Professor of Environmental Law, University College, London
"This book is a unique and innovative compilation of information on climate change and clean energy law and policy in Europe, thus contributing to fill the lack of clarity, uniformity and clearness on the matter due to the continuous proliferation of official and unofficial sources dealing with climate change." - Prof. Jan H. Jans, University of Groningen
"This book, written by one of the leading European experts in the field, offers a complete and comprehensive, even digital, overview of the EU policy and legislation regarding climate change and renewable. Highly recommendable!" - Prof. Kurt Deketelaere, Universities of Leuven and Dundee, and Secretary-General of the League of European Research Universities (LERU)
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