Energy Law and the Environment

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Energy Law and the Environment Authors: , Format: Paperback / softback First Published: Published By: Cambridge University Press Pages: 262 Language: English ISBN: 9780521843683 Categories: ,

Unsustainable practices worldwide in energy production and consumption have led to a plethora of environmental problems. Until recently environmental law largely overlooked the relevance of energy production and consumption; energy was seen to be of little significance to the advancement of sustainable development. This has changed since 2000 with the global concern attached to climate change, the publication by the United Nations of the World Energy Assessment and the detailed consideration given to this issue at the World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg in 2002. Australia has been seen to be lagging behind the other major industrialised nations of the world in addressing sustainable energy issues. This book was first published in 2006.

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Author Biography

Rosemary Lyster is Associate Professor of Law at the University of Sydney. Adrian Bradbrook is Professor of Law at the University of Adelaide.