International Yearbook of Soil Law and Policy – Volume 3 now available
Volume 3 of the International Yearbook of Soil Law and Policy presents an important discussion on urbanization and the sustainable management of soils from a range of perspectives, addressing key topics such as sustainable cities, soil sealing, rehabilitation of contaminated soils, property rights and liability issues, as well as trading systems with regard to land take.
This third volume of the International Yearbook of Soil Law and Policy is divided into four parts, the first of which deals with several aspects of the theme “urbanization and the sustainable management of soils”. In turn, the second part covers recent international developments, the third part presents regional and national reports, and the fourth discusses cross-cutting issues. Given the range of key topics covered, the book offers an indispensable tool for all academics, legislators and policymakers working in this field.(Editors: Ginzky, H., Dooley, E., Heuser, I.L., Kasimbazi, E., Markus, T., Qin, T. (Eds.)
A quick landscan on some of the issues included:
- UNCCD COP 13: From Awareness to Action in a Complex World (Grammenos Mastrojeni Pages 229-247)
- Implementing the Paris Climate Agreement: Risks and Opportunities for Sustainable Land Use ( Eric Fee Pages 249-270)
- Unlocking the Potential of Soil Organic Carbon: A Feasible Way Forward (Ronald Vargas-Rojas, Rosa Cuevas-Corona, Yusuf Yigini, Yuxin Tong, Zineb Bazza, Liesl Wiese Pages 373-395)
- Tradable Land Planning Certificates to Reduce Land Take: Results of a Simulation Game with Communities in Germany (Detlef Grimski Pages 131-147)
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See also the previous editions :
- International Yearbook of Soil Law and Policy 2017 (Implementing Land Degradation Neutrality (SDG 15.3) at National Level: General Approach, Indicator Selection and Experiences from Germany is one of the chapters focusing on LDN and SDG 15.3
- International Yearbook of Soil Law and Policy 2016. The first volume of the International Yearbook of Soil Law and Policy includes an important discussion on the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals that are the basis for the post-2015 development agenda up to the year 2030; the Yearbook focuses in particular on Goal 15, which includes achieving a “land degradation-neutral world.”
The “International Yearbook of Soil Law and Policy” is a book series that discusses the central questions of law and politics with regard to the protection and sustainable management of soil and land – at the international, national and regional level.