Environmental Injustice: How Treaties Undermine the Right to a Healthy Environment
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Our planet faces unprecedented threats, including irreversible global warming, loss in biodiversity, and water pollution and water scarcity. The impacts of these environmental crises also threaten human rights and exacerbate inequality. Slowing these worsening environmental trends – and addressing the impacts of environmental change on populations – will require cumulative policy responses at the national and international level.
Lisa E. Sachs, Lise Johnson & Ella Merrill,
Environmental Injustice: How Treaties Undermine the Right to a Healthy Environment,
Kluwer Arbitration Blog, November 13, 2019
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