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Trade and Environment - Duncan Brack

Trade and Environment

By: Duncan Brack (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1998
ISBN: 9781853835773
Number Of Pages: 204

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Global trading and environmental regimes are increasingly coming into conflict. The membership of the WTO is expanding and the GATT rules are becoming ever more wide-ranging. At the same time, international environmental treaties are rapidly evolving and national environmental legislation is developing in response to growing problems of pollution and resource depletion. The international framework needed to resolve conflicts between trading and environmental regimes is largely absent. This book, the proceedings of a recent conference, addresses these questions: What is the real evidence for trade-environment disputes? What are the key issues for the industry? How does the new WTO dispute settlement procedure operate in practice, and how has the EU managed to resolve similar conflicts? What does the future hold?

Preface and acknowledgments
Contributors to the conference
Abbreviations
Guide to the issuesp. 1
Trade and environment after Singaporep. 18
Introductionp. 26
Trade-related environmental measures: how much is a dolphin worth?p. 27
Competitiveness and investmentp. 49
Industry perspectivesp. 61
Process and production methodsp. 72
Developing-country perspectivesp. 78
Trade and climate change policiesp. 100
Discussionp. 107
Introductionp. 108
Lessons from the European experiencep. 112
WTO dispute settlement: the environmental dimensionp. 118
Trade and environment in the WTOp. 140
Industry perspectivep. 148
Developing-country perspectivep. 150
OECD perspectivep. 163
UNEP perspectivep. 166
The CTE: a renewed mandate for change or more dialogue?p. 168
Discussionp. 186
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ISBN: 9781853835773
ISBN-10: 1853835773
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 204
Published: 1998
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 20.3 x 14.0  x 1.55
Weight (kg): 0.03
Edition Number: 1