Analyzing globalization and the increasing tension it has caused between the goals of free trade and environmental protection, International Trade and the Protection of the Environment provides a comprehensive and detailed legal analysis, both at the national and international level of what looks set to become the new legal order of the twenty-first century.
This book asks the questions does the treatment of ‘measures tantamount to expropriation’ have the capacity to lead to a ‘regulatory chill’ on environmental protection and what are the possibilities for claims before the UK courts that are based on alleged violations of international law?
To answer them the author offers:
Incisive and current, this text is a valuable tool for postgraduate law students studying international and commercial law.
Introduction 1. Trade and Environment within the GATT 2. The WTO Side Agreements 3. Genetically Modified Organisms 4. WTO Side Agreements (2) 5. Trade and the Environment Within the EC 6. Investor Protection and Environmental Regulation (1) 7. Investor Protection and Environmental Regulation (20) 8. Multinational Corporations and Environmental Liability 9. Multinational Corporations and Environmental Liability (2) 10. Actions Against Multinational Corporations 11. Alternative Approaches to Transnational Pollution