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LITHIUM-ION BATTERIES: HOW TO IMPROVE DUE DILIGENCE GUIDELINES TO ENSURE THE ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH OF ARTISANAL COBALT MINING COMMUNITIES IN THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO

On 10 September 2018, California passed Senate Bill 100, which declares that the Public Utilities Commission, State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission, and State Air Resources Bo....

Author: Kelsey Galantich   Year: 2019 /Vol: Volume 15/1 |  Subject: Environment |  (Academic Journals)

IMPLEMENTING THE UNFCCC TECHNOLOGY MECHANISM AND THE 5 'PS': PROGRESS, PRACTICALITIES, PRIORITIES, PATHWAYS AND THE PUBLIC SECTOR

The concept of obligations on developed countries relating to the transfer of technologies for environmental protection under international law came into being with the Declaration of the United Natio....

Author: Karen M. Sullivan   Year: 2019 /Vol: Volume 15/1 |  Subject: Environment |  (Academic Journals)

Rantzeska Papadopoulou, The Protection of Traditional Knowledge on Genetic Resources (Edward Elgar 2018)

Traditional Knowledge (TK) is a subject matter which cuts across different spheres of legal regulati....

Author: Shachi Singh   Year: 2019 /Vol: Volume 15 /Issue:/0 (2019) |  Subject: Environment |  (Academic Journals)

John A.P. Chandler, Petroleum Resource Management: How Governments Manage their Offshore Petroleum Resources (Edward Elgar 2018)

Effective natural resource management requires a robust legal framework. In carefully comparing and ....

Author: Roopa Madhav   Year: 2019 /Vol: Volume 15 /Issue:/0 (2019) |  Subject: Environment |  (Academic Journals)

A Paradigm Shift In Courts' View On Nature: The Atrato River And Amazon Basin Cases In Colombia

The ecocentric rights paradigm – also expressed as ‘rights of nature’– gains increasing traction at the national and international levels. While in some countries revolutionary ecocentric laws have be....

Author: Paola Villavicencio Calzadilla   Year: 2019 /Vol: Volume 15 /Issue:/0 (2019) |  Subject: Environment |  (Academic Journals)

LIFE CYCLE THINKING AS A LEGAL TOOL: A CODEX RERUM

All creatures including birds, animals and humans are at risk from plastic waste in the environment and the challenge of preventing it entering rivers, oceans, the atmosphere and land is urgent requir....

Author: Rosalind Malcolm   Year: 2019 /Vol: Volume 15/0 |  Subject: Environment |  (Academic Journals)

Personal Property Law for a Zero-Waste Circular Economy: Using Retention of Title Clauses to Reduce Plastics Waste

The enormous volumes of waste plastics are well known, and the environmental costs are clear. The term ‘single-use’ is fixed in public knowledge. The resultant ‘backlash’ against plastics, renders ....

Author: Sean Thomas   Year: 2019 /Vol: Volume 15/0 |  Subject: Environment |  (Academic Journals)

EXTENDED PRODUCER RESPONSIBILITY: AN ASSESSMENT OF RECENT AMENDMENTS TO THE EUROPEAN UNION WASTE FRAMEWORK DIRECTIVE

The issue of plastic waste has recently gained traction, attributed in part to images of the impact of plastic waste in marine ecosystems shown in BBC’s and Sir David Attenborough’s Planet Earth II se....

Author: Katrien Steenmans   Year: 2019 /Vol: Volume 15/0 |  Subject: Environment |  (Academic Journals)

CIRCULAR ECONOMY MEASURES: AN OPPORTUNITY FOR RETHINKING PLASTICS WASTE GOVERNANCE IN KENYA

In recent centuries, the earth has experienced major changes due to human-biosphere interactions lea....

Author: Nicholas O. Oguge   Year: 2019 /Vol: Volume 15/0 |  Subject: Environment |  (Academic Journals)

MANAGING PLASTICS: USES, LOSSES AND DISPOSAL

It has long been recognised that plastic objects released into the environment have harmful impacts on wildlife. Public realisation that plastic pollution is a major global environmental problem is mo....

Author: R. Clift, H. Baumann, R. J. Murphy and W. R. Stahel   Year: 2019 /Vol: Volume 15/0 |  Subject: Environment |  (Academic Journals)
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