The Future of Environmental Rights in the European Union (P. Eleftheriadis)

Author(s) Pavlos Eleftheriadis Keywords environmental rights, European Union Abstract For all its achievements in integrating Europe, the EU lacks a human rights policy which is coherent, balanced and professionally administered. Whether in relation to access to Community justice, sex equality, race and disability discrimination, or policing, or in its external policies from Kosovo to China, […]

Environmental Rights in the EC Legal Order (P. Eleftheriadis)

Author(s) Pavlos Eleftheriadis Keywords environmental rights, European Union, European Commission legal order, rights of environmental activists, Aarhus Convention, uniformity, access to justice Abstract This article attempts to offer a general framework for the protection of environmental rights in the European Union’s legal order. The article discusses the Aarhus Convention, which follows the international trend for […]

Access to environmental information (V. Edwards)

Author Vanessa Edwards Keywords Environment, Administrative law, Agriculture, European Union,  Access to information, EU law, Environmental information, Plant protection products, Trade secrets Abstract Reports on the European Court of Justice ruling in Stichting Natuur en Milieu v College voor de Toelating van Gewasbeschermingsmiddelen en Biociden (formerly College voor de Toelating van Bestrijdingsmiddelen) (C-266/09) on whether Directive 2003/4 […]

Human rights: EC law – legality of fox-hunting ban (N. McKay & S. Foster)

Author(s) Nikki McKay and Steve Foster Keywords Human rights, Animals, European Union, EC law, Free movement of goods, Freedom of association, Freedom to provide services, Hunting, Necessary in democratic society, Peaceful enjoyment of possessions, Right to respect for private and family life Abstract Examines the House of Lords decision in R. (on the application of Countryside Alliance) […]

The regulatory challenge of animal cloning for food – the risks of risk regulation in the European Union (M. Weimer)

Author Maria Weimer Keywords Food, European Union, Science, Cloning, EU law, Ethics, Food, Genetically modified organisms, Regulation, Risk;, Scientific uncertainty, United States Abstract Examines the debate in the EU on the appropriate regulatory response to the marketing of food produced from cloned animals, a practice on the verge of commercialisation in the global food market, […]