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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 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...

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...

May 09 2021

A Fifty Year Stocktaking and Achieving Transformative Change through the Rule of Environmental Law

Transformation cannot be achieved without collective action. It is essential for States to take the ...

May 05 2021

Juridical Principles to Sustain Planetary Health

2022 is the year States must find consensus about what norms are needed to attain the UN Sustainable...

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...

May 02 2021

2022 And a New Path for Environmental Law in the Global Economy

International law is based on the shared purposes of states, yet its fragmented nature reduces its a...

May 01 2021

Can the 2022 Declaration be a Game Changer?

Without a legal framework able to represent the global commons as they exist intangibly in the natur...

April 29 2021

‘To Know Without Knowing?’ Reinforcing the Science-Policy Interface in Global Environmental Governance

Stockholm +50 should be action-oriented to strengthen the interface between science and internationa...

April 28 2021

Considerations as Contribution to, and Beyond the Political Declaration

The process preparing the political declaration is not mandated to negotiate a new global umbrella C...

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