Metabolic Urbanism and Environmental Justice: The Water Conundrum in Bangalore, India (V.K. Mehta, R. Goswami, E. Kemp-Benedict, S. Muddu, and D. Malghan)

Authors V.K. Mehta, R. Goswami, E. Kemp-Benedict, S. Muddu, and D. Malghan Keywords Water, India, Metabolic Urbanism, Environmental Justice Abstract Environmental Justice is the essential peer-reviewed journal that explores the equitable treatment of all people, especially minority and low-income populations, with respect to the development, implementation, and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations, and policies. Published bimonthly Citation (2014) […]

Making Sand Castles as the Tide Comes in: Legal Aspects of Climate Justice (E. Burleson)

Author(s) Elizabeth Burleson Keywords Climate Change, Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Sustainable Development, United Nations, International Law, environmentally sound tech, mitigation, adaptation, sustainable development, and disaster risk management, public participation, Governance, water Abstract Achieving climate justice and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are mutually- reinforcing challenges. The achievement of both is well within the capacity of […]

Iraq: Water, Water Nowhere (M. Chulov)

Author Martin Chulov Keywords Drought, Iraq , dry river beds, salt flats, water, dams, river diversion, war, water management, migration Abstract The Guardian’s Baghdad correspondent, Martin Chulov, brings to life Iraq’s latest plague: drought. In southern Iraq, once the lavishly, fabled Garden of Eden, Chulov walks the dry river beds and salt flats that were […]

Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Water: Evaluating Water as a Human Right and the Duties and Obligations it Creates (A. Hardberger)

Author Amy Hardberger Keywords Water, human right, customary international law Abstract The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate the need to establish water as a human right and thereby raise the right to water to the status of customary international law. Citation (2005) 4 Northwestern University Journal of International Human Rights 331 Paper Life, […]

Water Privatization Trends in the United States: Human Rights, National Security, and Public Stewardship (C.A. Arnold)

Author Craig Anthony Arnold Keywords Water, privatization, property, commodification, watersheds, human rights, national security, public rights, stewardship, fiduciary, public utilities, sustainability, environment, ecology, equity, public trust, state ownership, usufructuary, conservation Abstract This article examines 3 aspects of water privatization in the United States: 1) the privatization of public water services and systems; 2) the dominance […]