Journal of Human Rights and the Environment Editions

Editor in Chief

Anna Grear, Professor of Law and Theory, Cardiff Law School, UK



Evadne Grant, Principal Lecturer in Law, Bristol Law School, UWE, UK

Louis Kotze, Professor of Law, North West University, South Africa

Stephen J Humphreys, Associate Professor of Law, London School of Economics, UK

Managing Editor

Julia Dehm, Lecturer in Law, La Trobe Law School, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia

Assistant Editors

Josh Gellers
, Assistant Professor of International Relations/Comparative Politics, University of North Florida, USA

Margherita Pieraccini, Senior Lecturer in Law, University of Bristol, UK

Book Reviews Editor

Dina Townsend, Doctoral Candidate, Department of Public and International Law, University of Oslo, Norway

The Editorial Board:

Upendra Baxi, Professor of Law in Development, University of Warwick, UK and University of Delhi, India; Ulrich Beyerlin, Retired Professor at the Max Plank Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg, and at the University of Heidelberg, Germany; Klaus Bosselmann, Professor of Law, University of Auckland, New Zealand; Sean Coyle, Professor of English Law, University of Birmingham, UK; Bharat Desai, Jawaharlal Nehru Chair in International Environmental Law, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India; Du Qun, Professor of Law, Deputy Director, Research Institute of Environmental Law, Wuhan University, PRC;  Kevin Gray, Professor of Law and Dean of Trinity College, Cambridge, UK; Professor of Law, National University of Singapore; Parvez Hassan, Senior Partner, Hassan and Hassan, Pakistan; Patricia Kameri-Mbote, Professor of Law, Strathmore University, Nairobi, Kenya; Sarah Joseph, Professor of Law, Director of the Castan Centre for Human Rights Law, Monash University, Australia; Bronwen Morgan, Professor, Australian Research Council Future Fellow, UNSW, Sydney, Australia; Bradford Morse, Dean of Law, Thompson Rivers University, Canada and Professor of Law, University of Waikato, New Zealand; Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos, Professor of Law and Theory; Director of the Westminster Centre for Law and Theory, University of Westminster, UK;  Benjamin J. Richardson, Professor of Environmental Law , University of Tasmania, Australia; Philippe Sands QC, Professor of Law, University College London and Matrix Chambers, UK; Dinah Shelton, Professor of International Law, George Washington University, US; Jenny Steele, Director of Research, York Law School, University of York, UK; Christopher D. Stone, J. Thomas McCarthy Trustee Professor of Law, University of Southern California, US; Laura Westra, PhD (Law), PhD, Professor Emerita (Philosophy), University of Windsor, Canada; Jonathan Verschuuren, Professor of Law, Tilburg University, The Netherlands


Volume 8, No. 2, 2017 ‘Crisis, Injustice and Response’

Volume 8, No. 1, 2017 ‘Climate Change, Justice and Displacement’

Volume 7, No. 2, 2016 ‘Constitutionalism, the Global Order and the Environment

Volume 7, No. 1, 2016 ‘Climate In/Justice

Volume 6, No. 2, 2015 ‘The legitimacy of human rights courts in environmental disputes

Volume 6, No. 1, 2105 ‘Bio-cultural Rights’ 

Volume 5, No. 2, 2014 ‘Ecosystem Services and Capitalism‘ 

Special Edition 2014 Choosing a Future: The Social and Legal Aspects of Climate Change‘ (Also published as a hardback book.) 

Volume 5, No. 1, 2014 ‘The Right to Water’ 

Volume 4, No. 2, 2013  ‘Human Bodies in Material Space’ 

Volume 4, No. 1, 2013 ‘Rio+20: A Critique’ 

Volume 3, No. 2, 2012 ‘Rights and Property Paradigms’ 

Special Edition 2012: ‘Should Trees Have Standing? 40 Years On. (Also published as a hardback book.)

Volume 3, No. 1, 2012 ‘Corporate Environmental and Human Rights Responsibility’ 

Volume 2, No. 2, 2011 ‘Biodiversity and Food Supply’

Volume 2, No. 1, 2011 ‘Ontological Vulnerability’

Volume 1, No. 2, 2010 ‘Climate Change’

Volume 1, No. 1, 2010 ‘Where Discourses Meet’