Toward a recalibrated human right to a clean and healthy environment: making the conceptual transition

@article{Weston2013TowardAR,
  title={Toward a recalibrated human right to a clean and healthy environment: making the conceptual transition},
  author={Burns H. Weston and David Bollier},
  journal={Journal of Human Rights and The Environment},
  year={2013},
  volume={4},
  pages={116-142}
}
  • Burns H. Weston, David Bollier
  • Published 2013
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Human Rights and The Environment
  • Despite many noble efforts to champion the right to a clean and healthy environment and related regulation, the official recognition and jurisdictional reach of this right is highly limited. It does not matter if it is understood as an entitlement derived from other substantive rights, as a substantive right autonomous unto itself, or as a cluster of procedural entitlements. Our highly decentralized and far too voluntarist international legal order is far more concerned with privileging… CONTINUE READING
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