Vulnerability and adaptation to climate change and variability in semi-arid…(A.R. Coles and C.A. Scott)

Author(s) Ashley R. Coles ( University of Arizona , USA ) Christopher A. Scott ( University of Arizona , USA ) Keywords Climate, Agriculture, Vulnerability, Risk, Adaptation, Information Abstract Agricultural and livestock producers experiencing climate change and variability are simultaneously subject to other sources of environmental vulnerability, as well as political, social, and economic uncertainty. […]

Public participation in China’s EIA regime: rhetoric or reality? (Y. Zhao)

Author Yuhong Zhao Keywords Environment ; Access to information; Access to justice; China ; Environmental impact assessments; Public participation Abstract Reflects on the extent of public participation in China ‘s environmental impact assessment (EIA) regime. Explores the emergence of public participation and provides a case study on the first public hearing on a project’s environmental […]

The Aarhus Convention and access to justice (D. A. Reid)

Author Donald A Reid Keywords Aarhus Convention; access to justice; environmental justice; participatory democracy; sustainable development; environmental and human rights; access to information; public participation. Abstract Based on a talk given at the UKELA conference in Edinburgh (30th October 2003) this paper highlights the content and meaning of the Aarhus Convention and its three pillars […]