Enforcement of Environmental Rights

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Enforcement of Environmental Rights

Implementation and Enforcement of Environmental Rights

In relation to the implementation and enforcement of environmental rights and constitutional law, James R May and Erin Daly[1] made the following observation: Environmental rights are a primary facet of 'environmental constitutionalism' which entails the adoption or amendment of constitutional texts so as to advance rights to environmental entitlement, stewardship, duties, commodities, information, and process (May and Daly (2015)). Environmental constitutionalism represents a turn toward rights-based approaches to environmental protection. Boyd reports that as of 2012, the constitutions of 147 of the 193 members of the United Nations address environmental matters in some form, a number that continues to advance (…)


Notes and References

  1. Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law, James R May, Erin Daly, “Implementation and Enforcement of Environmental Rights” (2018, Germany, United Kingdom)

See Also

  • Environmental rights
  • Universalism

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