What are environmental laws?

October 1, 2018

An excerpt from an OUPblog article published on 28th September 2018, written by the Very Short Introductions marketing team.

Environmental Law: A Very Short Introduction

"Environmental law is defined as laws that relate to environmental problems. A first step towards understanding what environmental laws are, and how they impact our lives, is to understand the complexities of the environmental problems themselves. These types of problems can be hard to get your head around, as they might require a certain level of scientific knowledge or a detailed understanding of socio-political complexities.

A good place to start is to look at a more personal and limited example, so in [the video] we use parking on a public street in a residential neighbourhood to understand the common structure of environmental problems."

Discover more: Read the rest of the article on the OUPblog.


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