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UNIVERSITY OF PADUA
FACULTY OF ENVIRONMENTAL
ENGINEERING
2009-2010
INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL LAW
Luciano Butti
(with the help of Serena Corbetta, Manuela Molinaro, Vittorio Zattra)
B&P Avvocati
www.buttiandpartners.com
[email protected]
FIRST PART:
THE PRECAUTIONARY PRINCIPLE IN
INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL LAW
SUMMARY:
1. The idea of precaution
2. Why is it so difficult to regulate risks? (and will the
sun rise tomorrow? And who was David Hume?)
3. Precaution as a legal principle
4. Environmental law and the precautionary principle
5. A case study: Nanotechnologies and the
precautionary principle
6. Conclusions
SECOND PART:
GENERAL ASPECTS OF INTERNATIONAL
ENVIRONMENTAL LAW
SUMMARY:
1. Introduction: sources of international environmental
law
2. Organizations for environmental law protection
3. Main treaties on international environmental law
4. General principles of international environmental law:
outlines
THIRD PART:
GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE. THE KYOTO
PROTOCOL
SUMMARY:
1. Introduction: the increasing emissions of GHGs
2. Timeline of the International Climate Change
Regime
3. The 1992 Earth Summit: the UNFCCC
4. The Kyoto Protocol
FOURTH PART:
THE PROTECTION OF WATERS, BIODIVERSITY
AND PROTECTED AREAS: COMMUNITY
INTERVENTIONS AND ACTION PLANS
SUMMARY:
1. Biodiversity
2. The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands
3. The Convention on biological diversity, or
the Biodiversity Convention
4. The European Sustainable Development
Strategy (SDS)
5. Inner waters
6. The VI Environment Action Programme
FIFTH PART:
WASTE DIRECTIVE N. 2008/80
SUMMARY:
The need for a new legislative framework
The Revised Directive and the resulting
framework
Introduction to the new framework
Features of the Revised Directive
Conclusions
SIXTH PART:
INTEGRATED POLLUTION PREVENTION AND
CONTROL (IPPC)
DIRECTIVE N. 2008/1
SUMMARY:
1. The evolution of the European
IPPC regulation
2. Sectors of application
3. Italian AIA Law
4. Sanctions
5. Regional Regulations
SEVENTH PART:
INDUSTRIAL ACCIDENTS: SEVESO
Seveso accident description
EIGHTH PART:
CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND THE
ENVIRONMENT