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The future is not inevitable: judging the impact of greenhouse gas emissions in Australian climate change litigation

Abstract:

What is the relevance of replacement sources of coal, and the greenhouse gas emissions they may cause, to a decision on whether to approve a new coal mine under mining and environmental protection legislation in Queensland, Australia? The question is explored from two perspectives. Does the existence of replacement sources of coal have any bearing on the impact that the mine is anticipated to cause? If not, is it otherwise relevant as part of a deliberative process in balancing the benefit...

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SSD
Department:
Law
Sub department:
Socio-Legal Studies Centre
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Funding agency for:
Stockwell, C
Type of award:
MLitt
Level of award:
Masters
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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Deposit date:
2018-08-08

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