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October 14 2021

Three states of mind needed to solve today’s environmental crises

Consciousness, imagination and thoughtfulness. Three states of mind needed to tackle today’s envir...

October 07 2021

Recognising Animal Welfare in International Environmental Law

Key proposals to improve the status quo: declare the importance of protecting animal welfare in new ...

October 05 2021

Overhauling our Tax Regimes for a Sustainable Future

The 2022 Declaration should promote tax regimes based on an approach that looks to reestablish consu...

September 28 2021

Should the 2022 Declaration recognize rights of nature?

The UN General Assembly has decided to organize an international conference in 2022 to celebrate the...

September 06 2021

Why Include Animal Welfare in the 2022 Declaration?

Animal welfare is still missing at the UN and particularly in its Agenda for the Environment, even i...

July 21 2021

Access to domestic courts to enhance environmental governance

The 2022 declaration should consider the multiplication of lawsuits brought by individuals, mainly r...

July 13 2021

A Common Response to a Common Concern: Integrating Solidarity in Environmental Law

From the systemic perspective of international environmental law, two general principles of environm...

July 07 2021

Principle 10: what can we learn from its regional implementation through the Escazú Agreement?

The Escazú Agreement implements Principle 10 of the Rio Declaration, adapting it to the regional ci...

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...

June 23 2021

Addressing Inequality to Foster Legitimacy and Effectiveness of Environmental Regimes

The 2022 Declaration must integrate concerns related to inequality between people and between states...

June 18 2021

Green Consumption Rights Should Be Incorporated Into International Law

The combination of little corporate green responsibility and insufficiently empowered citizens is ca...

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...

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