Arms Control and the Environment


Arms and the Environment is the first book to systematically address the conceptual gap between international arms control norms and informed awareness of environmental perils. It presents searching analyses and solutions from active professionals in a variety of related fields, including international peacekeeping and defense procurement, as well as representatives of concerned non-governmental organizations and distinguished academics in the natural sciences, law, and political science.

Published under the Transnational Publishers imprint.

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Lakshman Guruswamy is Visiting Professor of Law at the University of Colorado at Boulder and Professor of Law and Director of the National Energy-Environment Law and Policy Institute at the University of Tulsa.

Suzette Grillot is Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Academic Programs at the University of Oklahoma.

Acknowledgments; Foreword, Judge Christopher Weeramantry; PART 1 Defining the Issues; Chapter 1: Arms Control and the Environment: An Introduction, Suzette R. Grillot & Lakshman D. Guruswamy;
Chapter 2: Arms and the Environment: The Road to Sustainable Development, Jayantha Dhanapala;
Chapter 3: Environmental Impacts of Arms and War, Jeffrey A. McNeely;
Chapter 4: The Environmental Implications of Arms Control Agreements, Elizabeth J. Kirk;
PART 2 Implementing Arms Control: Case Studies;
Chapter 5: Nuclear Disarmament and the Environment: The IAEA Perspective, David B. Waller;
Chapter 6: Nuclear Arms Control: The Environmental Dimension, Lakshman D. Guruswamy and Jason H. Aamodt; Chapter 7: Green Chemistry: Dismantling Chemical Weapons While Protecting the Environment,
David A. Koplow; Chapter 8: The Environmental Legacy of Biological Weapons Testing, Eileen H. Choffne; Chapter 9: The Fourth Rationale: Conventional Arms Control and the Reclamation of the Environment, Cassady B. Craft and Suzette R. Grillot;
PART 3 Evaluating Environmental Impact Assessments; Chapter 10: Arms, the Environment, and the United States Military, Gary Vest; Chapter 11: Environmental Impact Assessments in
Manufacture and Procurement, Employment, and Control of Arms, Nicholas Rostow; Chapter 12 Conclusion: Strategies for Controlling Arms and Protecting our Environment, Lakshman D. Guruswamy;
About the Contributors; Table of Authorities; Index.
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