Climate Change Impacts on Ocean and Coastal Law: U.S. and International Perspectives by Randall S. Abate

Climate Change Impacts on Ocean and Coastal Law: U.S. and International Perspectives

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Ocean and coastal law has grown rapidly in the past three decades as a specialty area within natural resources law and environmental law. The protection of oceans has received increased attention in the past decade because of sea-level rise, ocean acidification, the global overfishing crisis,widespread depletion of marine biodiversity such as marine mammals and coral reefs, and marine pollution. Paralleling the growth of ocean and coastal law, climate change regulation has emerged as a focus of international environmental diplomacy, and has gained increased attention in the wake ofdisturbing and abrupt climate change related impacts throughout the world that have profound implications for ocean and coastal regulation and marine resources. Climate Change Impacts on Ocean and Coastal Law effectively unites these two worlds. It raises important questions about whether and how ocean and coastal law will respond to the regulatory challenges that climate change presents to resources in the oceans and coasts of the U.S. and the world. Thiscomprehensive work assembles the insights of global experts from academia and major NGOs (e.g., Center for International Environmental Law, Ocean Conservancy, and Environmental Law Institute) to address regulatory challenges from the perspectives of U.S. law, foreign domestic law, and internationallaw.

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Randall S. Abate is a Professor of Law, Director of the Center for International Law and Justice, and Project Director of the Environment, Development and Justice Program at Florida AandM University College of Law. Professor Abate teaches several courses in domestic and international environmental law, including Ocean and Coastal Law a...
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Title:Climate Change Impacts on Ocean and Coastal Law: U.S. and International PerspectivesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:744 pages, 9.41 × 6.5 × 1.81 inPublished:February 11, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Editor and Contributor BiographiesAcknowledgmentsRobin Kundis Craig: ForewordPrefaceIntroduction1. Randall S. Abate and Dr. Sarah Krejci: Climate Change Impacts on Ocean and Coastal Law: Scientific Realities and Legal ResponsesPart I: Oceans2. Miyoko Sakashita: Curbing CO2 Pollution: Using Existing Laws to Address Ocean Acidification3. Dr. Margaret E. Peloso: Using the Clean Air Act to Address Ocean AcidificationIntroduction to the Magnuson-Stevens Act (provides context for Chapters 4-6)4. Susan Farady: Moving Targets: Fisheries Management in New England in the Midst of Climate Change5. Dr. Richard McLaughlin: Responding to Climate Change Impacts to Fisheries and Marine Habitat in the Gulf of Mexico6. Janis Searles Jones, Ivy Fredrickson, and Adena Leibman: Climate Change Impacts to Fisheries and Habitat in the Pacific and the Arctic7. Alexis K. Segal: The Endangered Species Act and Marine Species Protection in the Climate Change Era8. Megan Higgins and Jason Busch: Offshore Wind and Wave Energy and Ocean Governance9. Keith Rizzardi: Marine Mammal Protection Act Implementation in an Era of Climate Change10. Stephanie Showalter Otts: Confronting the Marine Invasive Species Threat: Practical and Legal Challenges11. Eric Hull: The Impact of Marine Invasive Species on Endangered Species Protection Efforts in a Changing Ocean Environment12. Dr. Marcos A. Orellana: Climate Change and the International Law of the Sea: Mapping the Legal Issues13. Dr. Kamrul Hossain: Governance of Arctic Ocean Marine Resources14. Dr. David L. VanderZwaag: Climate Change and the Shifting International Law and Policy Seascape for Arctic Shipping15. Elizabeth Burleson and Jennifer Huang: Governance of Climate Change Impacts on the Antarctic Marine Environment16. Dr. Meinhard Doelle: Climate Geoengineering and Dispute Settlement under UNCLOS and the UNFCCC: Stormy Seas Ahead?17. Bettina Boschen: The Regulation of Ocean Fertilization and Marine Geoengineering under the London Protocol18. Dr. Erika Techera: Law, Climate Change, and the Marine Environment in the Indian Ocean RegionPart II: Coasts19. Chad McGuire: Climate Change and the Coastal Zone Management Act: The Role of Federalism in Adaptation Strategies20. Patrick W. Krechowski: Coastal Construction and Beach Renourishment in the New Climate21. Timothy M. Mulvaney: Temporary Takings, More or Less22. Julia Wyman: Climate Change Adaptation Strategies in New England23. David Roche, Ramona Sladic, Jordan Diamond, and Dr. Kathryn Mengerink: The Role of Alaska Natives in Climate Change Decision-Making in the Alaskan Arctic24. Sara Aminzadeh: Rising to the Challenge: California Climate Change Adaptation25. Jaclyn Lopez: Sea Level Rise and Species Survival along the Florida Coast26. Melissa Trosclair Daigle: Sea Level Rise and a Sinking Coast: How Louisiana Coastal Communities are Addressing Climate Change27. Megan M. Herzog: Coastal Climate Change Adaptation and International Human Rights28. Jan McDonald: The Ebb and Flow of Coastal Adaptation in Australia29. Dr. Lowell Bautista: Legal and Policy Responses to Climate Change in the PhilippinesIndex