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Shale Gas and the Future of Energy: Law and Policy for Sustainability
  • John C. Dernbach, Widener University Commonwealth Law School
  • James R. May, Widener University Delaware Law School
The rapid growth of shale gas development has led to an intense and polarizing debate about its merit. At the 2012 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, countries around the world concluded that the transition to sustainability must be accelerated. This book asks and suggests answers to the question that has not yet been systematically analysed: what laws and policies are needed to ensure that shale gas development helps to accelerate the transition to sustainability?
  • environmental law,
  • constitutional law,
  • shale gas
Publication Date
April, 2016
Edward Elgar
New Horizons in Environmental and Energy Law
978 1 78347 614 5
Citation Information
John C. Dernbach and James R. May. Shale Gas and the Future of Energy: Law and Policy for Sustainability. (2016)
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