Environmental disputes and human rights violations… (R.D. Clark)

Author Richard D. Clark ( John Carroll University , Ohio , USA ) Keywords Human rights violations; environmental degradation; corporate power Abstract As multinational trade has become more prevalent, more governments are being pressured to lower their environmental standards to accommodate the wishes of large international corporations. With large profits at stake, governments and corporations […]

Human Rights and the Environment: In Search of a New Relationship (A Grear)

Editor Anna Grear Keywords GNHRE, human rights, environment, philosophy, legal doctrine, policy, praxis, activism, new framework for human rights and the environment Abstract This collection of papers searches for a new framework for conceptualising the complex nexus between human rights and the environment. Drawing together philosophy, legal doctrine, policy, praxis and activism, the papers reflect […]

Towards a New Horizon: in Search of a Renewing Socio-Juridical Imaginary (A Grear)

Author Anna Grear Keywords Onati, philosophy, doctrine, policy, praxis, activism, new relationship, new socio-juridical imaginary Abstract This chapter offers one passing presentation of the goal that the Oñati workshop set out towards. It is an attempt to draw together threads of philosophy, doctrine, policy, praxis and activism as an uneven thread in a far wider, […]

Human Rights and the Environment: in Search of a New Relationship: Editor’s Introduction (A Grear)

Author Anna Grear Keywords Human rights, environment, new relationship, philosophy, legal doctrine, policy, praxis, activism, GNHRE, Onati Abstract The 2012 Onati Workshop, ‘Human Rights and the Environment: In Search of a New Relationship’, began to trace out a new, imaginative and paradigm-challenging framework calling on philosophy, legal doctrine, policy, praxis and activism and drawing them […]

The Shadows of Consumption: Consequences for the Global Environment (P. Dauvergne)

Author Peter Dauvergne Keywords Global Political Economy, Consumption, Globalization, Emissions, Profits, Risks, Africa, Globalization, Ozone Layer, Ecology, Sustainable Beef, Activism, Markets, Globalizing Markets, Environmentalism, World Order, Balanced Consumption Abstract The Shadows of Consumption gives a hard-hitting diagnosis: many of the earth’s ecosystems and billions of its people are at risk from the consequences of rising […]