Critical Reflections on Ownership (M. Warnock)

Author(s) Mary Warnock Keywords ownership, gardens, Locke, Hume, philosophy, private ownership, common ownership, property, responsibility, global environmental degradation, Romantic Movement, nature Abstract In this thought provoking work, Mary Warnock explores what it is to own things, and the differences in our attitude to what we own and what we do not. Starting from the philosophical […]

Human Rights Violations and Climate Change: The Last Days of the Inuit People? (S. Nuffer)

Author Sarah Nuffer Keywords human rights violations, climate change, Inuit, Arctic, vulnerability, responsibility, future generations, United Nations, native groups, indigenous people Excerpt INTRODUCTION The climate is changing. There is little debate left with regard to this statement. However, the world is still grappling with what exactly this change means. The Secretary General of the United […]

The Intersection of Human Rights and Environmental Protection in the European Court of Human Rights (M. Acevedo)

Author Mariana Acevedo Keywords Human rights, environmental protection, EU, European Court of Human Rights, responsibility Abstract In recent years, the evolution of a consensus regarding the need to address environmental protection issues has generated significant debate in the international community regarding who should bear responsibility for environmental harm. 1 One forum for this debate is the […]

Human Rights and the Environment: In Search of a New Relationship. Synergies and Common Themes (E Grant, L. J. Kotzé, K Morrow)

Authors Evadne Grant, Louis J. Kotzé, Karen Morrow Keywords Onati, re-imagining, human rights and the environment, new framework, themes and insights, vulnerability, the limits of law, the limits of rights, responsibility, interconnection, thinking ecologically Abstract The 2012 Oñati Workshop on Human Rights and the Environment sought to begin the important task of developing a new […]

The Environmental Responsibility Reader (M.Reynolds, et al)

Editor(s) Martin Reynolds, Chris Blackmore and Mark J. Smith Keywords Environmental issues, modern environmental problems Abstract The Environmental Responsibility Reader is a definitive collection of classic and contemporary environmental works that offers a comprehensive overview of the issues involved in environmental responsibility, steering the reader through each development in thought with a unifying and expert […]