Climate Change and Environmental Hazards Related to Shipping: An International Legal Framework: Proceedings of the Hamburg International Environmental Law Conference 2011

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Hans--Joachim Koch, Doris König, Joachim Sanden, Roda Verheyen
Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, Dec 6, 2012 - Law - 292 pages
In “Climate Change and Environmental Hazards Related to Shipping” the editors offer an overview on the recent discussions regarding legal questions of tackling climate change and the legal instruments related to environmental problems caused by international shipping.
 

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Contents

Welcome Speech
3
Opening Speech
7
Part Two Climate Change
9
Presentations
11
The Budget ApproachA Framework for a Global Transformation towards a Low Carbon Economy
13
The Once and Future UN Climate Change Regime
35
100 Renewable Electricity by 2050
53
Working Groups
67
Working Groups
157
Emissions Reduction and Emissions Trading Systems in Shipping
159
A BIMCO Perspective
161
The Prevention of Shipping Accidents
165
Some Comments on the Role of Industry in the Prevention of Environmental Hazards Related to Shiping
167
The Prevention of Shipping Accidents
171
Part Four Protection of the Marine Environment and Climate Change
177
The Impact of Global Warming on the Oceans
179

International Climate Policy before COP 17
69
Some Comments
71
An Indian Perspective
77
An Australian Perspective
83
International Climate Policy before COP 17
87
EU and National Initiatives
93
A South American Perspective
95
Climate Protection and Sustainability in JapanTasks following March 11th 2011
99
Initiatives on an EU and on a National Level
103
Part Three Environmental Hazards Related to Shipping
105
Presentations
107
Integrating Shipping into the EU Emissions Trading Scheme?
109
The Voluntary IMO Member State Audit Scheme
121
Progress or Breach of International Law?
129
Use and Protection of the Seas in Times of Climate Change
193
Protection of the Marine Environment and Climate Change
205
Part Five Offshore Wind Energy
209
Wind Energy and Marine Environment Protection
211
Wind Energy and Maritime Spatial Planning
223
Actors Legal Instruments and DecisionMaking Procedures
227
Part Six Cities Contributions to Environmental Protection
241
Introductory Remarks on Opportunities of the Cities in the Field of Local Climate Change Governance
243
Cities Contributions to Environmental Protection
255
Part Seven Results
261
Climate Change
263
Environmental Hazards Related to Shipping
265
List of Participants
269
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Professor Dr. Hans-Joachim Koch is Professor at Hamburg University (em. 2010) and is a founder of the Research Centre for Environmental Law. From 2002-2008 he was chairman of the German Advisory Council on the Environment (SRU), and, since 2005 has been Chairman of the Association for Envrionmental Law (Gesellschaft f r Umweltrecht). Dr. Doris K nig, M.C.L. is President of Bucerius Law School, Hamburg, and holds the Claussen-Simon-Foundation Chair of International Law. Professor Dr. Joachim Sanden is Head of Directorate in the Ministry of Urban Development and Environment of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg and Extraordinary Professor at Leuphana University Lueneburg. His main research interests are in the fields of International, European and German Environmental Law. Dr. Roda Verheyen is an attorney in private pracice with a focus on environmental and planning law. Her academic interest is in climate change law and the connext between development, finance and environment. She has an extensive background in international law and the making of international agreements.

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