Law: Environmental Health Law

  • The Ethics of Precaution: Uncertain Environmental Health Threats and Duties of Due Care book cover

    The Ethics of Precaution

    Uncertain Environmental Health Threats and Duties of Due Care, 1st Edition

    By Levente Szentkirályi

    There are thousands of substances manufactured in the United States to which the public is routinely exposed and for which toxicity data are limited or absent. Some insist that uncertainty about the severity of potential harm justifies implementing precautionary regulations, while others claim…

    Hardback – 2019-11-27
    Routledge

  • Environmental Health in International and EU Law: Current Challenges and Legal Responses book cover

    Environmental Health in International and EU Law

    Current Challenges and Legal Responses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stefania Negri

    This book presents a broad overview of the many intersections between health and the environment that lie at the basis of the most crucial environmental health issues, focusing on the responses provided by international and EU law. Consistent with the One Health approach and moving from the…

    Hardback – 2019-11-21
    Routledge
    Routledge-Giappichelli Studies in Law

  • REACH and the Environmental Regulation of Nanotechnology: Preventing and Reducing the Environmental Impacts of Nanomaterials book cover

    REACH and the Environmental Regulation of Nanotechnology

    Preventing and Reducing the Environmental Impacts of Nanomaterials, 1st Edition

    By Nertila Kuraj

    REACH and the Environmental Regulation of Nanotechnology presents a thorough and comprehensive legal analysis on the status of nanoscale chemicals under the EU’s REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation, and Restriction) regulation, asking whether it effectively safeguards human health and…

    Hardback – 2019-08-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environment and Health

  • Environmental Health Risks: Ethical Aspects book cover

    Environmental Health Risks

    Ethical Aspects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Friedo Zölzer, Gaston Meskens

    Environmental health involves the assessment and control of environmental factors that can potentially affect human health, such as radiation, toxic chemicals and other hazardous agents. It is less commonly understood that environmental health also requires addressing questions of an ethical nature…

    Hardback – 2018-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environment and Health

  • ResponsAbility: Law and Governance for Living Well with the Earth book cover

    ResponsAbility

    Law and Governance for Living Well with the Earth, 1st Edition

    Edited by Betsan Martin, Linda Te Aho, Maria Humphries-Kil

    ResponsAbility challenges conventional thinking about our governance and legal frameworks. The cross-currents of persisting, established worldviews, knowledge systems, institutions, law and forms of governance are now at odds with future-facing innovations designed to help societies transition to…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge

  • Ecological Integrity, Law and Governance book cover

    Ecological Integrity, Law and Governance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laura Westra, Klaus Bosselmann, Janice Gray, Kathryn Gwiazdon

    Ecological integrity is concerned with protecting the planet in a holistic way, while respecting ethics and human rights. Over recent years it has been introduced directly and indirectly in several legal regimes, culminating in international law with the 2016 expanded remit of the…

    Hardback – 2018-05-08
    Routledge

  • International Natural Resources Law, Investment and Sustainability book cover

    International Natural Resources Law, Investment and Sustainability

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shawkat Alam, Jahid Hossain Bhuiyan, Jona Razzaque

    International Natural Resources Law, Investment and Sustainability provides a clear and concise insight into the relationship between the institutions that govern foreign investment, sustainable development and the rules and regulations that administer natural resources. In this book, several…

    Hardback – 2017-09-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

  • Disaster Law: Emerging Thresholds book cover

    Disaster Law

    Emerging Thresholds, 1st Edition

    Edited by Amita Singh

    This book looks at how legal frameworks can and do reduce risks arising out of disasters. The volume: analyses existing disaster laws and the challenges on the ground; brings together case studies from some of the most vulnerable regions; and proposes solutions to avert existing and possible…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge India

  • Ethics of Environmental Health book cover

    Ethics of Environmental Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Friedo Zölzer, Gaston Meskens

    Environmental health encompasses the assessment and control of those environmental factors that can potentially affect human health, such as radiation, toxic chemicals and other hazardous agents. It is often assumed that the assessment part is just a matter of scientific research, and the control…

    Hardback – 2017-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environment and Health

  • The Common Good and Ecological Integrity: Human Rights and the Support of Life book cover

    The Common Good and Ecological Integrity

    Human Rights and the Support of Life, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laura Westra, Janice Gray, Antonio D'Aloia

    Proponents of the concept of ecological integrity argue that it is a necessary component of global governance on which the sustainable future of the planet and its inhabitants depends. This book presents the latest research and current thinking on the role of ecological integrity in…

    Hardback – 2016-05-25
    Routledge

  • Law, Environmental Illness and Medical Uncertainty: The Contested Governance of Health book cover

    Law, Environmental Illness and Medical Uncertainty

    The Contested Governance of Health, 1st Edition

    By Tarryn Phillips

    We’ve seen it before, with asbestos-related disease, leukaemia clusters and lung cancer caused by cigarettes. There tends to be a lag between the emergence of environmental risks and chemical injuries, and their recognition and therapeutic treatment by medicine and the law. Law, Environmental…

    Hardback – 2015-03-12
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • Climate Change and Forest Governance: Lessons from Indonesia book cover

    Climate Change and Forest Governance

    Lessons from Indonesia, 1st Edition

    By Simon Butt, Rosemary Lyster, Tim Stephens

    Deforestation in tropical rainforest countries is one of the largest contributors to human-induced climate change. Deforestation, especially in the tropics, contributes around 20 per cent of annual global greenhouse gas emissions, and, in the case of Indonesia, amounts to 85 per cent of its annual…

    Hardback – 2015-01-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

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