Environment

East African Court of Justice Rules in Serengeti Highway Case (June 20, 2014)

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Emily MacKenzie

On June 20, 2014, the East African Court of Justice at Arusha, First Instance Division (the Court), issued

The Kyoto Protocol Enters into Force

More than seven years after its adoption, the Kyoto Protocol finally entered into force on February 16, 2005, thus marking the beginning of a new era in global efforts to combat climate change. [1] While international agreement for action on global warming was first reached in the Framework Convention on Climate Change in 1992, this failed to set clear targets for the abatement of greenhouse gas emissions. [2] In adopting the Kyoto Protocol, however, the international community agreed on quantified emission limitation and reduction obligations.
 
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9
Issue: 
8
Author: 
Chester Brown
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Sealing the Deal: The WTO’s Appellate Body Report in EC – Seal Products

On May 22, 2014, the World Trade Organization's (WTO) Appellate Body (AB) issued its report in the EC – Seal Products dispute.[1] The decision arose from complaints by Canada and Norway against a legislative scheme adopted by the European Union (EU) in 2009 to prohibit the importation and marketing of seal products (EU Seal Regime).[2]

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18
Issue: 
12
Author: 
Rob Howse, Joanna Langille, and Katie Sykes
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Caribbean Court of Justice Declares Guyana Customs Act Invalid (May 8, 2014)

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Emily MacKenzie

On May 8, 2014, the Caribbean Court of Justice (the Court) delivered its