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Reconciling environment and trade [electronic resource] / edited by Edith Brown Weiss, John H. Jackson, Nathalie Bernasconi-Osterwalder.

Contributor(s): Weiss, Edith Brown, 1942- | Jackson, John Howard, 1932- | Bernasconi-Osterwalder, Nathalie.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Leiden [Netherlands] : Martinus Nijhoff Publishers/Koninklijke Brill, c2008Edition: 2nd ed.Description: 1 online resource (xi, 716 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9789047440321 (electronic bk.); 9047440323 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Foreign trade regulation -- Environmental aspects | Environmental law, International -- Economic aspects | LAW -- Natural Resources | Internationaal handelsrecht | Milieurecht | GATT | World Trade OrganizationGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Reconciling environment and trade.DDC classification: 346.04/4 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The framework for environment and trade disputes / by Edith Brown Weiss and John H. Jackson -- The Thai cigarettes case : a current critique / by Young Duk Park -- Evolution of the "necessary test" of Article XX(b) : from Thai cigarettes to the present / by Patricio E. Leyton -- Taxation to control tobacco in developing states / by Kristyn Noeth -- The WHO framework convention on tobacco control and trade-related protocols / by Benjamin C. Adams -- Unsolved problems and implications for the Chapeau of GATT Article XX after the reformulated gasoline case / by Kenichiro Urakami -- Reconciling U.S. regulatory procedure with the WTO reformulated gasoline case / by Christopher John Duncan -- Characterizing air as an exhaustible natural resource / by Victoria H. Imperiale -- Conserving "exhaustible natural resources" : the role of precedent in the GATT Article XX(g) exception / by Lewis Briggs -- The European Union's position on agriculture after the WTO appellate body's decision in beef hormones / by Charles F. De Jager -- Fine-tuning WTO jurisprudence and the SPS agreement to improve trade integration and harmonization / by Regine Neugebauer -- Assessing the standard of review for trade-restrictive measures in the sanitary and phytosanitary agreement / by Christopher Bisgaard -- Food labeling : free trade, consumer choice, and accountability / by Katy Eiseman -- Complying with the WTO shrimp-turtle decision / by Renata Benedini -- Unilateral environmental measures after the WTO appellate body's shrimp-turtle decision / by Paul O'Brien -- Considering the biology of the sea turtles in the WTO dispute settlement process / by Hannah Gillelan -- Explaining U.S. policy on shrimp-turtle : an international business / by Peter Chessick -- Shrimp and turtles : what about environmental embargoes under NAFTA? / by Andres Rueda -- Compatibility of GMO import regulations with WTO rules / by Vicente Paolo B. Yu III -- To label or not to label : leveling the trading field / by Athita Komindr -- The Cartagena protocol on biosafety : a multilateral approach to regulate GMOs / by Nathalie Bernasconi-Osterwalder.
Summary: Focuses on five cases, that reflect five basic issues in the clash between trade and the environment: public health, air pollution/ozone depletion, food safety, destruction of endangered species, and biosafety. This work is suitable for those involved in international trade or environmental activism.
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The framework for environment and trade disputes / by Edith Brown Weiss and John H. Jackson -- The Thai cigarettes case : a current critique / by Young Duk Park -- Evolution of the "necessary test" of Article XX(b) : from Thai cigarettes to the present / by Patricio E. Leyton -- Taxation to control tobacco in developing states / by Kristyn Noeth -- The WHO framework convention on tobacco control and trade-related protocols / by Benjamin C. Adams -- Unsolved problems and implications for the Chapeau of GATT Article XX after the reformulated gasoline case / by Kenichiro Urakami -- Reconciling U.S. regulatory procedure with the WTO reformulated gasoline case / by Christopher John Duncan -- Characterizing air as an exhaustible natural resource / by Victoria H. Imperiale -- Conserving "exhaustible natural resources" : the role of precedent in the GATT Article XX(g) exception / by Lewis Briggs -- The European Union's position on agriculture after the WTO appellate body's decision in beef hormones / by Charles F. De Jager -- Fine-tuning WTO jurisprudence and the SPS agreement to improve trade integration and harmonization / by Regine Neugebauer -- Assessing the standard of review for trade-restrictive measures in the sanitary and phytosanitary agreement / by Christopher Bisgaard -- Food labeling : free trade, consumer choice, and accountability / by Katy Eiseman -- Complying with the WTO shrimp-turtle decision / by Renata Benedini -- Unilateral environmental measures after the WTO appellate body's shrimp-turtle decision / by Paul O'Brien -- Considering the biology of the sea turtles in the WTO dispute settlement process / by Hannah Gillelan -- Explaining U.S. policy on shrimp-turtle : an international business / by Peter Chessick -- Shrimp and turtles : what about environmental embargoes under NAFTA? / by Andres Rueda -- Compatibility of GMO import regulations with WTO rules / by Vicente Paolo B. Yu III -- To label or not to label : leveling the trading field / by Athita Komindr -- The Cartagena protocol on biosafety : a multilateral approach to regulate GMOs / by Nathalie Bernasconi-Osterwalder.

Focuses on five cases, that reflect five basic issues in the clash between trade and the environment: public health, air pollution/ozone depletion, food safety, destruction of endangered species, and biosafety. This work is suitable for those involved in international trade or environmental activism.

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