Environmental Justice and the Rights of Unborn and Future Generations: Law, Environmental Harm and the Right to Health (L. Westra)

Author Laura Westra, President of the Global Ecological Integrity Group (GEIG) Keywords social justice, rights of future generations, environmental justice, law, environmental harm, health, right to health, human rights Abstract The traditional concept of social justice is increasingly being challenged by the notion of a human-kind which spans current and future generations. This book is […]

Environmental Protection and Human Rights (Donald K Anton and Dinah L Shelton)

Author(s) Donald K Anton and Dinah Shelton Keywords Environmental protection, human rights, formalisation into law, procedures, techniques, case law, right to life, right to public participation, access to information, right to health, human right to a clean environment Abstract With unique scholarly analysis and practical discussion, this book provides a comprehensive introduction to the relationship […]

Developing Substantive Environmental Rights (D. Shelton)

Developing Substantive Environmental Rights (D. Shelton) Author Dinah Shelton Keywords Environmental rights, precaution, pollution, right to health, procedural rights, access to justice, risk Abstract Human rights tribunals facing claims of violations stemming from environmental degradation are increasingly incorporating and applying national and international environmental standards to assess whether or not the government in question has […]