Search for dissertations about: "Environmental Law"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 107 swedish dissertations containing the words Environmental Law.

  1. 1. Green Public Procurement : Legal Instruments for Promoting Environmental Interests in the United States and European Union

    Author : Jason J. Czarnezki; Jan Darpö; Roberto Caranta; Katerina Mitkidis; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; environmental law; procurement law; green public procurement; sustainable public procurement; eco-labels; life-cycle costing; comparative law; Public Sector Directive 2014 24 EU; neoliberal regulation; sustainability; private environmental governance; public procurement; market participant exception; commerce clause; dormant commerce clause;

    Abstract : While public environmental law, regulation and governance have paved the traditional road towards environmental and natural resource protection, the pathway has been expanded to include a broader orbit of interest areas and regulatory tools in an effort to achieve sustainability. Through the lens of comparative law and policy, this thesis evaluates one such expansion of environmental law—attempts to further environmental interests through public procurement in the European Union (EU) and United States (U. READ MORE

  2. 2. Law in Integrated and Adaptive Governance of Freshwaters : A Study of the Swedish Implementation of the EU Water Framework Directive

    Author : Johanna Söderasp; Christina Allard; Carina Lundmark; Maria Pettersson; David Langlet; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; water framework directive; integrated; adaptive governance; adaptive management; law; environmental law; freshwater; Law; Rättsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Water is essential for sustaining life and providing ecosystem services for different human needs. In 2000, the European Union Water Framework Directive (WFD) was adopted against the background of increasing pressure on the waters of Europe. READ MORE

  3. 3. Enforcing Environmental Responsibilities : A Comparative Study of Environmental Administrative Law

    Author : Annika K. Nilsson; Jan Darpö; Annika Nilsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Environmental law; Miljörätt; Miljörätt; Environmental Law;

    Abstract : This thesis is about the distrubution of responsibilities in the environmental law enforcement procedure, between the state and the individual environmental actor. The state and its public authorities have a fundamental environmental responsibility. This responsibility is nevertheless shared with the actors. READ MORE

  4. 4. Arguments for Access to Justice : Supra-individual Environmental Claims Before Administrative Courts

    Author : Agnes Hellner; Jan Darpö; Chris Backes; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Environmental law; administrative procedural law; EU law; comparative law; Aarhus Convention; multi-lateral environmental agreement; mixed agreement; legal standing; locus standi; environmental organisations; NGOs; collective action; judicial protection; environmental protection; public interest litigation; Aarhus Convention Compliance Committee; permit procedures; enforcement; Court of Justice; Conseil d État; subjective public law rights; environmental rights; procedural rights; Miljörätt; Environmental Law;

    Abstract : In the early 19th century, in the wake of industrialisation, complaints from people affected by pollution were considered a threat to industrial expansion and economic growth. Today, the right of access to justice is increasingly considered a legal vehicle for enhancing environmental protection. READ MORE

  5. 5. Environmental Policy Space and International Investment Law

    Author : Åsa Romson; Jonas Ebbesson; Ole Kristian Fauchald; Mads Andenæs; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; policy space; environmental law; international investment law; IIA; fair and equitable treatment; legitimate expectations; national treatment; indirect expropriation; chilling effect; miljörätt; Environmental Law;

    Abstract : This dissertation analyses the implications of international investment law on host states’ legal ability to protect the environment, regulate sustainable use of natural resources, and develop new approaches to manage environmental risks and uncertainties. ‘Environmental policy space’ is found to be a useful term when exploring the regulatory autonomy in this context. READ MORE