EXPLAIN THE FOUR PRIMARY PRINCIPLES OF CUSTOMARY INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL LAW

EXPLAIN THE FOUR PRIMARY PRINCIPLES OF CUSTOMARY INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL LAW

 

 

The legal principle sic uter tuo alienum non laedas refers to:

 

Answer

 

the doctrine of good neighborliness.
the conventional law principle of cooperation between states.
the customary law principle of due diligence.
the conventional law principle of transboundary environmental protection.

 

 

4 points

 

Question 2

 

1.

 

All of the following are examples of transboundary pollution EXCEPT:

 

Answer

 

the Industrial accident in Sevesko, Italy
the Oil spill of Exxon Valdez
the Chernobyl incident in the Soviet Union
the Yucca Mountain incident in the U.S.

 

4 points

 

Question 3

 

1.

 

POPs are environmentally significant because they are all of the following EXCEPT:

 

Answer

 

bio-accumulate.
resist degradation.
have the ability to travel long distance.
mutate at a high rate of efficiency.

 

4 points

 

Question 4

 

1.

 

Scientists have classified approximately __________ living species.

 

Answer

 

0.75 million
1.75 million
2.25 million
2.75 million

 

 

 

4 points

 

Question 5

 

1.

 

Which of the following is an example of transboundary pollution?

 

Answer

 

Global climate change
Biomass
Hazardous waste
Tritium transport

 

4 points

 

Question 6

 

1.

 

International law is partially derived from which of the following sources?

 

Answer

 

The International Superlegislature
The International Standards Organization
The European Union
Treaties and principles derived from long-standing practices

 

4 points

 

Question 7

 

1.

 

Which of the following BEST describes the Madrid Protocol?

 

Answer

 

The Madrid Protocol was established to protect and preserve Antarctica
The Madrid Protocol was designed for freer trade among European nations
The Madrid Protocol was the largest summit designed to impact worldwide environmental policies
The Madrid Protocol was designed to provide for international sustainable forest management

 

4 points

 

Question 8

 

 

1.

 

The World Commission on Environment and Development is also known as __________.

 

Answer

 

the Brundtland Commission
the Stockholm Declaration
the Basel Convention
the Kyoto Protocol

 

4 points

 

Question 9

 

1.

 

Overall, the world’s population is increasing by __________ people per year.

 

Answer

 

44 million
52.4 million
86 million
90 million

 

4 points

 

Question 10

 

1.

 

In the mid-1980s, the World Bank instituted what action on proposed projects?

 

Answer

 

The World Bank required environmental assessment on all projects over $10 million
The World Bank required environmental assessment on all projects over $1 million
The World Bank required preliminary screening and rating projects into one of four categories
The World Bank required environmental screening before final approval on all projects regardless of cost or economic impact

 

4 points

 

Question 11

 

 

1.

 

Explain the four primary principles of customary international environmental law. Your answer should be approximately 250-300 of your own words. Provide a reference citation for your source material.

 

12

 

Reflect on what you learned in this unit on Recognize the future trends of international environmental law  within Environmental Law. Describe something that you learned within Unit II that can be applied to your career or an area of interest.

Your response should be at least 75 words in length. This is an opportunity for you to reflect and allow your professor to provide feedback.

 

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