Law and Ecology: New Environmental Foundations (Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos)

Editor Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos Keywords Law, Ecology, Critical Environmental Law, Redefinition of the ‘human’, collapse of boundaries Abstract Law and Ecology: New Environmental Foundations contains a series of theoretical and applied perspectives on the connection between law and ecology, which together offer a radical and socially responsive foundation for environmental law. While its legal corpus grows […]

Towards an ecological philosophy of law: a comparative discussion (V. De Lucia)

Author Vito De Lucia Keywords Earth Jurisprudence, legal philosophy, Natural Law, rights of nature, subjective rights, ecocentrism, property, ecology Abstract Environmental law finds itself in a very delicate position. Its role is to elaborate rules and principles for addressing multiple ecological crises, yet environmental law is structurally and conceptually rooted in a broader legal tradition […]

…critical environmental law and ontological vulnerability (A. Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos)

Author Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos Keywords Critical environmental law, critique, Deleuze, immanence, Luhmann, middle, ontological vulnerability, open ecology Abstract This is a radical meditation on the space of ontological vulnerability as the awareness of being existentially exposed. This space, conceptualised as a space of ‘the middle’ (as opposed, emphatically, to ‘the centre’), offers an opportunity to think […]

Water and Ethics: Water and Ecology (M. Acreman)

Author Mike Acreman Keywords Ecology, Water, Link, Water management, freshwater Abstract This essay deals with some important linkages between ecology and water. It describes in outline the functioning of freshwater ecosystems and the resulting benefits of combining water management and ecological management. Citation Acreman, M., ‘Water and Ethics: Water and Ecology’ UNESCO International Hydrological Programme […]

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 […]