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C-EENRG

Cambridge Centre for Environment, Energy and Natural Resource Governance

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Foundational Principles of International Environmental Law

Despite their pervasiveness in treaties, treaty negotiations, international and domestic jurisprudence and scholarly works, there is still significant controversy as to the contents and legal nature of the foundational principles of international environmental law. With support from the Swiss National Science Foundation, members of C-EENRG have completed the first comprehensive study of these principles as formulated in the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development.

Members active in this cluster:

Emily Barritt

Colin Barnes

Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger

Markus Gehring

Martina Kunz

Grace Lee

Leslie-Anne Duvic-Paoli

Maria Augusta Paim

Evangelos Raftopoulos

Yang Chung-Han

Jorge E. Viñuales

 

Representative research outputs:

Dupuy, P.-M. and J. E. Viñuales, International Environmental Law (Cambridge University Press, 2015): http://www.cambridge.org/fi/academic/subjects/law/environmental-law/international-environmental-law-modern-introduction?format=PB

Viñuales, J. E. (ed.), The Rio Declaration on Environment and Development. A Commentary (Oxford University Press: 2015): http://ukcatalogue.oup.com/product/9780199686773.do

Cordonier Segger, M.-C. and A. Khalfan, Sustainable Development Law. Principles, Practices and Prospects (Oxford University Press, 2004): http://ukcatalogue.oup.com/product/9780199276714.do