The book analyses' and highlights the areas of interface between tort law and environmental law in the Indian context. The extent and ambit of engagement between, the two areas of law have been extensively discussed. It emphasizes the inadequacies and gaps within the existing legal liability instruments, establishes that within environmental law arena the boundaries between public and private law have blurred, and argues that civil liability instruments including tort law have a contemporary appeal and potential and can play a positive role to supplement the public law liability tools used to address environmental claims in India. The book shall be of great help to law students and professors, law universities/colleges, law practitioners in the area of environmental law et al.
Charu Sharma holds BSc, LLB and LLM from the University of Delhi and pursued her PhD from Macquarie Law School, Sydney, Australia. She is currently an Associate Professor & Associate Dean (Student Initiatives) and also an Executive Director with the Center for Environment and Climate Change at School of Law, OP Jindal Global University, Sonipat. She also taught in Hong Kong for over fifteen years.