Linking Human Rights and Environment (R. Picolotti and J.D. Taillant)

Author(s) Romina Picolotti and Jorge Daniel Taillant Keywords Environmental protection, human rights, healthy environment, remedy, mechanisms, redress Abstract Through examples ranging from water rights to women’s rights, this collection offers practical ways in which environmental protection can be approached through human rights instruments. Its coverage includes reviews of existing international laws and treaties that establish […]

Using the Multi-Layered Nature of International Emissions Trading… (B.M. Frischmann)

Author Brett M. Frischmann ( Cardozo School of Law, USA ) Keywords Monitoring and enforcement regime, emissions trading, domestic emissions limitations, regulation, UNFCCC, Kyoto Protocol, buyer-liability, citizen-State arbitration mechanism Abstract This article designs an enforcement regime that maintains the integrity of the international emissions trading system in the face of significant political and economic incentives […]

Climate Change Justice (E. Posner and C. Sunstein)

Authors Eric A. Posner and Cass R. Sunstein Keywords Climate change; GHG reductions; adaptation; vulnerability. Abstract Greenhouse gas reductions would cost some nations much more than others, and benefit some nations far less than others. Significant reductions would impose especially large costs on the United States, and recent projections suggest that the United States has […]