By Louis J Kotze,Louis Kotzé

The period of eco-crises signified through the Anthropocene trope is marked by means of swiftly intensifying degrees of complexity and unevenness, which jointly current distinctive regulatory demanding situations to environmental legislations and governance. This quantity units out to deal with the at present under-theorised felony and consequent governance demanding situations offered through the emergence of the Anthropocene as a potential new geological epoch. whereas the epoch has but to be officially proven, the trope and discourse of the Anthropocene absolutely already confront legislation and governance students with a special problem in regards to the have to query, and finally re-imagine, environmental legislations and governance interventions within the gentle of a brand new socio-ecological scenario, the indicators of that are more and more obvious and pressing. This quantity doesn't aspire to supply a univocal reaction to Anthropocene exigencies and phenomena. the sort of test is, at least, not likely to do justice to the a number of implications and features of Anthropocene forebodings. What it does is to ask an unrivalled crew of major legislations and governance students to mirror upon the Anthropocene and the results of its discursive formation in an try to hint a few preliminary, frequently radical, future-facing and imaginitive implications for environmental legislation and governance.

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