Environment Law and Climate Change

By: Sanjay Kumar Singh

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Environment Law and Climate Change is a comprehensive study of environment which has been subjected to the degradation by the human activities. The constitution of India, originally did not contain any direct provision regarding the protection of natural environment. Perhaps the framers of the Indian constitution, at the time of its framing, thought it negligible problem that is why even it did not contain the expression “environment”. But careful analysis of various provisions of the constitution reveals that three articles, 47, 48 and 49 relate to environment. The aforesaid provisions are related to environmental protection and they are in Part IV of the Constitution which enshrines “Direct Principles of State Policy” which are not enforceable in law. Though the constitution of India had no direct provision for protection of environment but, taking note of Stockholm conference and growing awareness of the environmental crisis, amended it to add direct provisions for protection of environment. The book is divided into five parts and each part highlights the emerging issues on environment pollution, climate change, bio-diversity, forest conservation and constitutional protection of flora and fauna. This scholarly work is both broad in scope and extremely rich in detail. The readers will find this a useful reference book as well as a general text. Contents: Preface. Part. I. Environment and Bio-Diversity. 1. Environment, Human Rights and Bio-Diversity: A Need for Global Protection/Sanjay Kumar Singh. 2. Hunting, Biodiversity and Right to Livelihood in India/Partha Pratim Mitra. Part. II. Environment and Climate Change. 3. Climatic Change and International Law/T. Sita Kumari and K. Sunitha. 4. Effect of Climate Change on Air Pollution and Human Health in India: An analysis/Sangeeta Mandal. 5. Notion and Working of sustainable Development: An International and Comperative Perspective /Yogesh Pratap Singh. 6. Climate change regime and Indian approach/Sanji Kumar Sinha. 7. Sustainable development international Law and Policy/Vijay Pratap Tiwari and Nisha Dhanraj. 8. Climate change and sustainable development/Tumpa Mishra. 9. Tragic decline of climate of natural Heritage: The Sunderbans/Disari Roy, Sanchita Ghosh and Sumana Roy Chowdhury. Part.III. Environment and Constitution. 10. Active role of judiciary to protect environment in India/Dipak Das. 11. Environmental awareness and legislation in Ancient India and British India/Pandit Kamalakar. 12. Weaving the Fabric of environmental jurisprudence: Indian experience: Rabindra Kr. Pathak. 13. Protection of environment under the international humanitarian law/Vasudha Bali. 14. Indian constitution relating to environment/Pritom Banerjee. 15. Constitution of India and environment protection/Somnath Roy. 16. Emerging Trend in environmental law and the contribution of judiciary in India/Caesar Roy. 17. Human right to a healthy environment: A Chimera or a reality/Sandhya Kumari. 18. The Attitude of Judiciary towards nuisance by noise pollution/Bhupendra Kumar Verma. 19. Environmental justice and the role of State/Deepa Kansra. Part. IV. Environment and Forest Conservations. 20. Protection of rights of forest Dwellers in India: An unfinished agenda/Divya Tyagi. 21. Forest conservation in India: An overview/Pradeep Kumar Pandey. Part. V. Environment and Pollution. 22. Bio-Medical Waste: A Hazard to Environment/Aashish Verma and Anjani Singh Tomar. 23. Trade Liberalization versus environmental pollution: A study under Indian set-up/Bhrigu Vishwakarma. 24. E-Waste and Its Hazards: An appraisal/Ruchita Chakraborty. 25. Rapid urban development and ground water extraction: An environ-Legal question/Ranjit Sil. Index. Printed Pages: 435.

Title: Environment Law and Climate Change

Author Name: Sanjay Kumar Singh

Categories: India, Environmental Studies,

Publisher: New Delhi, SBS Publishers & Distributors Pvt. Ltd.: 2010

ISBN: 9789380090160

Binding: Hardcover

Seller ID: 900230

Keywords: Environment Law and Climate Change Sanjay Kumar Singh