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The Law and Policy of Biofuels, Edward Elgar Publishing (forthcoming 2016)

Trade and Treaties, The Environmental Forum, Environmental Law Institute, Vol. 25, No.5, September/October 2012

Water Law, Mining and Hydro-Energy Conflicts in South America: Tales from the Andes and Patagonia, by Victor M. Tafur, International Journal of Rural Law and Policy 2011: Special Edition—Water Law: Through the Lens of Conflict, published by the University of New England, Australia, 

Legal Frameworks for Emerging Technologies: Bioenergy, Richard L. Ottinger and Victor M. Tafur, in The Future of International Environmental Law (United Nations University Press, 2010), see

Opportunities and Challenges in Use of Biofuels for Poverty Alleviation in Developing Countries, Richard L. Ottinger and Victor M. Tafur, paper delivered at the Sixth Annual Colloquium of the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law (November 10-15, 2008 Mexico City, Mexico) (Edward Elgar Publishers, forthcoming: Poverty Alleviation and Environmental Protection,
Proceedings from the 2008 Mexico City Colloquium) see

UNEP Handbook for Drafting Laws on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Resources (Victor M. Tafur Assistant Contributor) (UNEP, 2007), available at

Sustainable Energy Law in Latin America, Victor M. Tafur (Doctoral Dissertation) (Pace University, 2006), available at 
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 Compendium of Sustainable Energy Laws, IUCN Academy of Environmental Law, Nicholas A. Robinson, Richard L. Ottinger, and Victor M. Tafur, Editors (Cambridge University Press, 2005), see

International Environmental Harmonization: Emergence and Development of the Andean Community, Victor M. Tafur, Pace International Law Review, Fall 2000, Vol. 12-2, p. 283, available at and