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Energy Justice and Energy Law

Iñigo del Guayo, Lee Godden, Donald D. Zillman, Milton Fernando Montoya, and José Juan González


Energy justice has emerged as a matter of vital concern in energy law, with resonances in the attention directed to energy poverty, and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. There are energy justice concerns in areas of law as diverse as human rights, consumer protection, international law and trade, and in many forms of regional and national energy law and regulation. The book covers main themes related to justice. Distributive justice, the equitable distribution of the benefits and burdens of energy activities, is challenged mainly by the existence of people suffering from energy ... More

Keywords: energy justice, energy law, distributive justice, participation justice, restorative justice, social justice, recognition justice

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780198860754
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198860754.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Iñigo del Guayo, editor
Professor in Administrative Law, University of Almería

Lee Godden, editor
Professor of Law and Director of the Centre of Resources, Energy, and Environmental Law, University of Melbourne

Donald D. Zillman, editor
Godfrey Professor of Law, University of Maine

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Part I Introduction

1 Introduction

Íñigo del Guayo, Lee Godden, Donald N. Zillman, Milton F. Montoya, and José Juan González

Part II Conceptual and International Law Context

2 Energy Justice

Aileen McHarg

4 And Justice for All? Energy Justice in International Law

Catherine Redgwell* and Lavanya Rajamani

Part III Procedural Justice, Community Participation, and Restorative Justice

Part IV Consumers at the Frontline of a New Energy Justice

9 State Protection of Energy Consumers

Hanri Mostert and Tjakie Naude*

10 Energy Market Reforms in the EU

Martha Roggenkamp and Lea Diestelmeier*

Part V Access to Energy, Poverty, and Distributive Justice

Part VI Energy at the Centre of Social (or Recognition) Justice

16 Trump’s America and its Impact on Energy Justice

Don C. Smith and Donald N. Zillman

Part VII Conclusion

20 Conclusion

Íñigo del Guayo, Lee Godden, Donald N. Zillman, Milton F. Montoya, and José Juan González

End Matter