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1st Edition

Climate Change and Sustainable Development
Law, Policy and Practice

ISBN 9780728205239
Published April 3, 2008 by Estates Gazette
276 Pages

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Book Description

With the profile of environmental issues at an all-time high, this book provides a much needed examination of the related effects of these issues on the property industry.

Within the property industry at the moment it is difficult to assume an overview of these issues, and to properly assess the implications of climate change for commercial property. This is the first book that pulls together the different elements of climate change into one coherent argument, explaining what needs to be done to ensure the future of the property market. The main issues discussed are: mitigation, adaptation, energy efficiency and property valuation, in addition to providing informed commentary on the laws and practical guidance to practitioners.

Table of Contents

Climate change - potential liability; Mitigation and adaptation - what is the difference?; Energy efficiency - new law and regulation proposals; Carbon reduction and carbon offset - reality of illusion

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Malcolm Dowden is a property law specialist with broad experience of commercial and residential transactions and property dispute resolution. He is the author of Practitioner's Guide to the Land Registration Act 2002 and a frequent contributor to the legal and professional press, including the Estates Gazette and the New Law Journal.