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    Author(s)Usha Tandon
    PublisherEastern Book Company
    Publish YearDecember 2018


    Eastern Book Company Climate Change- Law, Policy and Governance by Usha Tandon

    “... a unique compilation ... This book will enrich millions
    of readers with the world view of climate change...”    – Extract from the Foreword by Justice A. K. Sikri, Judge, Supreme Court of India.

    This splendid work discusses in detail the issue of climate change and gives an overview of challenges and possibilities in controlling these changes.
    The book can be divided into three parts: 1) conceptual analysis of UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change), Kyoto Protocol and related principles, 2) experiences of various countries including China, Nigeria, Indonesia, Iran etc., in dealing with the implementation of UNFCCC and Kyoto Protocol and 3) human rights aspects of climate change.

    Salient Features:

    • Critical evaluation of the socio-legal aspects of climate change and human rights.
    • Analyses international law and policy including UNFCCC, Conference of the Parties (COPs) and Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) from the viewpoint of population issues.
    • Examines Indian law and policy on climate change.
    • Analyses the problems of climate refugees.
    • Explores the relationship between growing population and climate change.
    • ‘Introduction’ by Mr. Mohan Parasaran, former Solicitor General of India, discusses the Indian judiciary’s role in controlling climate change and taxation for climate change.
    • Mr. Sidharth Luthra, former Additional Solicitor General, has given a brief and crisp summary of various
    chapters in the ‘Epilogue’ to the book.

    Table Of Contents:
     I. Justifying Climate Cooperation: Competing Narratives in a Divided World

    II. UNFCCC, Kyoto Protocol & Developing Countries: Human Solidarity in a Divided World

    III. Revisiting the No-Responsibility for Climate Change under Common but Differentiated Responsibility

    IV. UNFCCC and Precautionary Principle

    V. Analysing Kyoto Protocol and Its Negotiation Process: With Special Emphasis on its Compliance System

    VI. Mitigation of Climatic Change: Exploring Laws and Policies of China and India in Changing Paradigm

    VII. Current Achievements and Future Challenges: an Appraisal of China’s Pilot Regional Carbon Emission Trading System

    VIII. The Local Government Policy to Perform Environmental Performance in REDD+Program in the Context of Unitary State of Indonesia

    IX. The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) and the Challenge of Compliance with the CDM Rules in Nigeria

    X. Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Versus of the International Kyoto Protocol in the Persian Gulf Region: Problems and Prospects

    XI. Indonesian Climate Law and Institutional Arrangement 

    XII. The Role of Nigerian Judiciary in Mitigating Climate Change and Post-2015 Lessons for Other Developing Countries 

    XIII. Climate Change and Human Rights: Issues of Attribution and Jurisdiction 

    XIV. Human Rights and Climate Change 

    XV. Climate change, Migration and Environmental Justice

    XVI. Impacts of Climate Change on Fisheries and Fishermen in the Coastal Zone of Bangladesh: A Study after Three Devastating Cyclones 

    XVII. State Responsibility for Global Climate Change: A Case Study of Nepal with Special Focus on Displacements of Indigenous Groups

    XVIII. The Role of Social Protection Mechanisms in Climate Change Mitigation in India

    XIX. Re-Structuring the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Based on the Right of Nature – A Nature Rights-Based Approach to Combat Climate Change 

    XX. Population Growth, Climate Change and the Law With Special Reference to India