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Fossil fuel subsidy reform : an international law response

Author: Vernon JC Rive
Publisher: Cheltenham : Edward Elgar, 2019.
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Fossil fuel consumption is an increasingly volatile issue, and its subsidisation continues to be challenged by lobbyists and activists. This timely book provides an empirically-grounded and theoretically-informed account of international law sources, mechanisms, initiatives and institutions relevant to the practice of subsidising fossil fuel consumption and production. This book offers a wide-ranging analysis and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vernon JC Rive
ISBN: 9781785360886 1785360884
OCLC Number: 1124619106
Description: 297 p.
Contents: Contents: PART I BACKGROUND AND FOUNDATIONS 1. Introduction 2. Historical and global overview of fossil fuel subsidies 3. Operation and critiques of fossil fuel subsidies PART II MAPPING AND ASSESSING INTERNATIONAL RESPONSES TO FOSSIL FUEL SUBSIDIES 4. The international legal and governance framework 5. Fossil fuel subsidies under the existing WTO framework 6. Beyond the ASCM: fossil fuel subsidies under accession processes, preferential trade agreements, and prospects for trade law reform 7. The Friends of Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform 8. International Peer Reviews of Fossil Fuel Subsidies 9. Conclusions Index
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Drawing on interviews with officers and representatives of a wide range of institutions involved in subsidy reform, as well a broad range of cabinet papers and diplomatic correspondence, Vernon Rive  Read more...

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