Environmental Law Dimensions of Human Rights (B. Boer ed)

Editor(s) Ben Boer Keywords environmental rights, private sector, Multinational Corporations, Inter-American Court, European Court, Asia-Pacific, climate displacement Abstract How can we guarantee a right to life or a right to health without also guaranteeing a decent environment in which to exercise these rights? It is becoming increasingly obvious that a high quality environment is key […]

Disaster in the Amazon: Dodging ‘Boomerang Suits’ in Transnational Human Rights…(C. Kenney)

Author Cortelyou Kenney Keywords Multinational corporate entities, environmental degradation, human rights abuses, wellbeing, communities, accountability Abstract Over the past two decades, the number of lawsuits filed against multinational corporate entities for environmental degradation and human rights abuses has skyrocketed. At the same time, U.S. courts have shown an increasing reluctance to hear such cases, turning […]