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 […]

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 […]