Climate Law in EU Member States: Towards National Legislation for Climate Protection

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Marjan Peeters, Mark Stallworthy, Javier de Cendra de Larragán
Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2012 - Science - 392 pages
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The book gives detailed discussions of essential EU climate law and presents profound national reports which cover the transposition of EU law and focus on national climate strategies, which are often complex and sometimes also ambitious.
 

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Contents

1 The rationale for a focus onmitigation law at EU member state level
3
PART II The meaning of EU law for national climate legislation
13
2 Legal consequences of the Effort Sharing Decision for member state action
15
challenges for member states
39
what room is left for the member states?
67
5 EU state aid law and national climate regulation
89
PART III The emergence of climate protection legislation within member states
111
6 Prospects for the UKs national approach to climate lawmaking
113
an ambitious bet on renewable energies
203
towards an overall regulation
231
PART IV Typical choices by national governments for climate protection
259
experiences from a frontrunner country
261
observations on the EU and French legal approach
277
14 The need for a consistent renewable energy policy in Italy
294
a Delta Act for climate adaptation
312
PART V Conclusion and prospect
329

constraints and opportunities in a devolved system
137
8 The paradoxical nature of French climate change law in the light of the Grenelle Environmental Round Table
156
an ambitious but fragmented framework
178
16 Concluding observations and forward look
331
Index
355
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