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The Oxford Handbook of International Environmental Law edited by Bodansky, Daniel; Brunnée, Jutta; Hey, Ellen (7th August 2008)

Part VII Implementation and Enforcement, Ch.44 International Responsibility and Liability

Malgosia Fitzmaurice

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, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 13 November 2019

Subject(s):
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...
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