Environment

Countries Adopt Kunming Declaration on Biodiversity

Author: 
Şeymanur Yönt

On October 13, 2021, over one hundred countries adopted Kunming Declaration on biodi

UN OHCHR Recognizes Right to Clean, Healthy, & Sustainable Environment

Author: 
Şeymanur Yönt

On October 5, 2021, the OHCHR recognized the right to a safe, clean, healthy, and sustainable environment as a human right.

CoE Parliamentary Assembly Presents Draft ECHR Protocol on the Environment

Author: 
Şeymanur Yönt

On September 29, 2021, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), in order to ensure fulfillment of “the right to a safe, clean, healthy and sustainable environment,”

CJEU Advocate General Opinion in Nitrogen Oxide Emissions Cases

Author: 
Şeymanur Yönt

On September 23, 2021, the Advocate General Rantos issued his

Expert Legal Group Proposes Crime of ‘Ecocide’ for ICC

Author: 
Olivia Beech

A group of legal experts, in a collaborative effort to confront environmental destruction, have

SCOTUS Allows Toxic Waste Case against U.S.

Author: 
Olivia Beech

On May 24, 2021, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its judgment in Guam v.