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Problems in Environmental Protection and Human Rights: A Human Right to the Environment (Anton and Shelton)

Authors

Donald K Anton and Dinah L Shelton

Keywords

Human Rights, International Law, Environmental Law

Abstract

This ‘case study’ was intended to be included in Anton and Shelton, Environmental Problems and Human Rights (Cambridge, 2011), but space limitations forced its omission from the printed text. The assertion of a human right to a healthy environment has persisted over the last 40 years. Here we examine the international guarantees and national guarantees that have developed. We also look at moves toward a Declaration on Human Rights and the Environment

Citation

(June 26, 2011). ANU College of Law Research Paper No. 11-17

Publication

Problems in Environmental Protection and Human Rights: A Human Right to the Environment

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Climate Change, the United States, and the Impacts of Arctic Melting: A Case Study in the Need for Enforceable International Environmental Rights (R. S. Abate)

Author

Randall S. Abate

Keywords

climate change, case study, artic melting, environmental protection, US, United States, environmental rights

Abstract

Climate change is currently the most significant and daunting international environmental problem, with disproportionate and devastating impacts on indigenous groups. Indigenous people and species in the Artic now combat grave threats to their cultural identity and subsistence from the effects of thinning sea ice caused by climate change. Similarly, inhabitants of low-lying island nations face potentially catastrophic consequences because of sea level rise triggered by melting sea ice in the polar region […]

Citation

(2007) 26A Stanford Environmental Law Journal 3.

Paper

Climate Change, the United States, and the Impacts of Artic Melting: A Case Study in the Need for Enforceable International Environmental Rights

 

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