Environmental Rights in Europe and Beyond (Sanja Bogojevic and Rosemary Rayfuse eds)

Authors Sanja Bogojevic and Rosemary Rayfuse Keywords Environmental Rights; European Union Law Abstract The growing awareness of an impending environmental crisis coupled with a series of national and regional environmental disasters led, in the 1960s and 1970s, to the birth of the global environmental movement and the widespread recognition of the need to protect the […]

Judicial implementation of rights based approaches to environmental governance: Regional Perspectives (E. Grant)

Author Evadne Grant Keywords Interdependence of human rights and environment, European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), American Convention on Human Rights (ACHR), African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR).  Abstract While it is widely accepted that there is a very close connection between human rights and the environment, what exactly the nature of that connection is, […]

Sustainability Unpacked: Food, Energy and Water for Resilient Environments & Societies (K.A. Vogt, et al)

Author(s) Kristiina A. Vogt, Toral Patel-Weynand, Maura Shelton, Daniel J. Vogt, John C. Gordon, Cal Mukumoto, Asep S. Suntana Patricia A. Roads Keywords Sustainability, Societal and Ecosystem Change, Scientific Approach, Country Resource, Fossil Energy Endowments and Externalities, Forests, Human Societies, Soil and Water Connection to Food, Adaptation, Mitigation, Climate and Soils, Solar Capital, Climate Change, […]

Brewing Justice: Fair Trade Coffee and Sustainability (D. Jaffee)

Author Daniel Jaffee Keywords Fair trade, social justice, small farmers, coffee farmers, social benefits, environmental benefits, economic benefits, international fair trade market, indigenous communities Abstract Fair trade is a fast-growing alternative market intended to bring better prices and greater social justice to small farmers around the world. But is it working? This vivid study of […]

Water and Ethics: Use of Groundwater (R. Llama)

Author Ramón Llama Keywords Sustainability, groundwater Abstract This paper discusses the dangers of a simplistic approach to the issue of the sustainability if groundwater use and the need to treat each case as site specific. Criteria are presented for the evaluation of proposed schemes of groundwater use and the ethical implications involved. Citation Llama, R., […]