Part VII Implementation and Enforcement, Ch.44 International Responsibility and Liability
Edited By: Daniel Bodansky, Jutta Brunnée, Ellen Hey
- Pollution — Sustainable development — Biodiversity — Responsibility of states — Responsibility of international organizations — Reparations — Responsibility of individuals — Erga omnes obligations
This chapter addresses the consequences of the causation of transboundary environmental harm within several international legal regimes: state responsibility for breach of general environmental obligations; international civil liability regimes for harmful consequences of high risk activities (such as nuclear and oil-related activities); liability regimes in multilateral environmental agreements (MEAs); and the emerging general system of liability for harmful consequences of lawful activities involving high risk. The chapter will offer an overview of these...