Information Disclosure and Environmental Rights: The Aarhus Convention

@article{Mason2010InformationDA,
  title={Information Disclosure and Environmental Rights: The Aarhus Convention},
  author={M. Mason},
  journal={Global Environmental Politics},
  year={2010},
  volume={10},
  pages={10-31}
}
  • M. Mason
  • Published 2010
  • Sociology
  • Global Environmental Politics
Access to information is the first pillar of the Aarhus Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-Making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters (1998). This article examines how the information disclosure obligations on states within the Aarhus Convention express a particular blend of human environmental rights, conjoining procedural entitlements (and duties) with a substantive right to an environment adequate to human health and well-being. Aarhus… Expand
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