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Global Pact for the Environment

October 26 2021

Where is 'Earth' 50 years after Stockholm?

There are many gaps in international environmental law, but the largest and most worrisome exists be...

June 29 2021

Enhancing International Rule of Law through a Global Pact for the Environment

Central to the states’ survival in the face of the accelerating climate crisis will be their enhan...

May 10 2021

What if the Global Pact for the Environment took the form of a simple declaration: a Trojan horse for better implementation of environmental standards?

Regardless of its legal form, it is the level of adherence of States to the norm that will ultimatel...

May 10 2021

Towards more ambition for the 2022 High-Level Declaration

Law is a driving force that makes it possible to protect the environment while maintaining the econo...

May 08 2021

Answering the Clarion Call for the Global Pact for the Environment

Sustainable investing is increasing - and this trend has led to more vigorous corporate action on su...

May 04 2021

A Plea for a Principled Approach to International Environmental Governance

A principled approach to environmental governance can provide the cement for a new and more united w...

April 26 2021

Towards a Global Pact

A concise and authoritative statement is easier and quicker than digging around in a variety of sour...

April 25 2021

The integrity and unity of the Earth System: a principle for a new Pact for the Earth

Life on Earth is possible due to the functioning interaction of the planet’s physical, chemical, a...

April 25 2021

Towards a high-level Political Declaration – A search for building blocks

Open rules leave it entirely to courts how to interpret and apply rules. A combination of general an...