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Part V Key Concepts, Ch.30 Legitimacy

Daniel Bodansky

From: The Oxford Handbook of International Environmental Law

Edited By: Daniel Bodansky, Jutta Brunnée, Ellen Hey

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 06 March 2021

Legitimacy — Democracy
Can the International Whaling Commission (IWC) ban commercial whaling under the auspices of a treaty whose declared purpose is the ‘orderly development of the whaling industry’? Should a majority of the parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances That Deplete the Ozone Layer (Montreal Protocol) be able to compel dissenting states to reduce their production and consumption of ozone-depleting substances? Do decisions by the Antarctic Treaty consultative parties constrain the activities of non-member states? Should World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement...
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