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Author May, James R
Title Global Environmental Constitutionalism
Imprint New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013
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Descript 1 online resource (428 pages)
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Note Cover -- Half-title -- Reviews -- Title page -- Copyright information -- Table of contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- PART I Evolution and existence of environmental constitutionalism -- 1 The nature of environmental constitutionalism -- The limitations of international law -- Domesticating environmental rights -- The value of constitutionalism -- The legitimacy of environmental constitutionalism -- The value of environmental constitutionalism -- 2 Textualizing environmental constitutionalism -- Likelihood of constitutional instantiation of environmental rights -- Substantive individual environmental rights to a quality environment -- Other substantive environmental rights -- Environmental duties and responsibilities -- State environmental duties and policies -- Procedural constitutional environmental rights -- Presumptions about enforcing constitutional environmental rights -- Part II Vindication and practices in environmental constitutionalism -- 3 Adjudicating environmental constitutionalism -- Challenges in adjudicating environmental rights -- Interpreting constitutional text -- Noun: environment -- Adjective: healthy, balanced or quality (environment) -- Object: right -- Subject: proper litigants -- Identifying breaches -- Costs and benefits -- Justiciability in environmental constitutionalism -- Independent environmental rights -- Dependent environmental rights -- Derivative environmental rights -- Dormant environmental rights -- 4 Enforcing environmental constitutionalism -- Standing: who can enforce constitutional environmental rights? -- Who is responsible? Identifying the appropriate defendant -- Timing: when is the right time to file a claim? -- Other unique procedural rules challenges -- Defenses and limitations -- 5 Identifying remedies and practices in environmental constitutionalism
State obligations under the international law framework -- The range of remedies -- Preventing further environmental harm -- Injunctions -- Damages -- Compliance order -- Imprisonment -- Challenges to enforcement -- Part III Emergence and future of environmental constitutionalism -- 6 Water and environmental constitutionalism -- The uniqueness of water -- Manifesting constitutional recognition of rights to water -- Human and environmental rights to water -- Governmental control over water resources -- Adjudicating constitutional rights to water -- Vindicating human rights to water -- Vindicating environmental rights to water -- Hybridized human and environmental water rights -- Remedies, implementation, and enforcement -- 7 Subnational environmental constitutionalism -- The nature of subnational environmental constitutionalism -- Textual subnational environmental constitutionalism -- Judicial receptivity to subnational constitutional environmental rights -- Establishing standing and identifying parties -- Determining remedies -- Standards of review -- 8 Procedural environmental constitutionalism -- The nature of constitutional procedural environmental rights -- Textual procedural environmental rights -- Judicial receptivity to procedural environmental rights -- Enforcement and remedies -- 9 Emerging environmental constitutionalism -- Right of nature -- Nature as a constitutional feature -- Judicial receptivity -- Environmental sustainability -- Sustainable development -- Future generations -- Sustainable development" and "Future generations -- Judicial receptivity -- Public trust -- Climate change -- 10 Conclusion -- Appendices -- Appendix A: Substantive environmental rights -- Afghanistan -- Andorra -- Angola -- Argentina -- Armenia -- Azerbaijan -- Belarus -- Belgium -- Bénin -- Bolivia -- Brazil -- Bulgaria -- Burkina Faso -- Cameroon
Cape Verde -- Central African Republic -- Chad, Republic of -- Chechnya -- Chile -- Colombia -- Congo-Brazzaville -- Congo, Democratic Republic of -- Costa Rica -- Czech Republic -- Dominican Republic -- East Timor -- Ecuador -- Egypt -- El Salvador -- Ethiopia -- France -- Gabon -- Georgia -- Greece -- Guinea -- Hungary -- Indonesia -- Iraq -- Ivory Coast -- Jamaica -- Kenya -- Kyrgyzstan -- Macedonia -- Madagascar -- Maldives -- Mali -- Moldova -- Mongolia -- Montenegro -- Morocco -- Mozambique -- Nepal -- Nicaragua -- Niger -- Norway -- Paraguay -- Portugal -- Russian Federation -- Rwanda -- Sao Tomé and Príncipe -- Senegal -- Serbia -- Seychelles -- Slovakia -- Slovenia -- South Africa -- South Korea -- South Sudan -- Spain -- Sudan -- Togo -- Turkey -- Turkmenistan -- Ukraine -- Venezuela -- Appendix B: Individual environmental duties and responsibilities -- Algeria -- Angola -- Armenia -- Belarus -- Bénin -- Burkina Faso -- Burundi -- Cameroon -- Cape Verde -- Chad, Republic of -- Chechnya -- Chile -- China -- Colombia -- Congo, Democratic Republic of -- Croatia -- Cuba -- Czech Republic -- Estonia -- Ethiopia -- Finland -- France -- Gambia, the -- Ghana -- Guatemala -- Guinea -- Haiti -- Hungary -- India -- Iran -- Ivory Coast -- Kazakhstan -- Kyrgyzstan -- Laos -- Lithuania -- Macedonia -- Madagascar -- Mali -- Moldova -- Mongolia -- Montenegro -- Mozambique -- Myanmar -- Niger -- Panama -- Papua New Guinea -- Poland -- Portugal -- Romania -- Russian Federation -- Rwanda -- Serbia -- sao tomé and príncipe -- Seychelles -- Slovakia -- Slovenia -- South Sudan -- Spain -- Sudan -- Syria -- Tajikistan -- Tanzania -- Thailand -- Uruguay -- Uzbekistan -- Vanuatu -- Vietnam -- Yemen -- Appendix C: State environmental duties -- Afghanistan -- Andorra -- Angola -- Armenia -- Bahrain -- Bangladesh -- Bénin -- Brazil -- Bulgaria -- Burundi -- Cambodia
Cameroon -- Cape Verde -- Chad -- Chile -- China -- Colombia -- Congo, Democratic Republic of -- Costa Rica -- Croatia -- Cuba -- Czech Republic -- Dominican Republic -- East Timor -- Egypt -- El Salvador -- Equatorial Guinea -- Ethiopia -- Finland -- France -- Gambia, The -- Ghana -- Greece -- Guatemala -- Guinea -- Haiti -- Honduras -- Hungary -- India -- Indonesia -- Iran -- Iraq -- Kazakhstan -- Korea, Democratic Peoplés Republic of (North) -- Latvia -- Lithuania -- Luxembourg -- Macedonia -- Madagascar -- Malawi -- Maldives -- Mali -- Malta -- Mauritania -- Mexico -- Micronesia -- Mongolia -- Montenegro -- Morocco -- Mozambique -- Myanmar -- Namibia -- Netherlands, the -- Nicaragua -- Niger -- Nigeria -- Norway -- Oman -- Palau -- Palestine -- Panama -- Papua New Guinea -- Paraguay -- Philippines -- Poland -- Portugal -- Qatar -- Romania -- Russian Federation -- Rwanda -- San Marino -- Sao Tomé and Príncipe -- Saudi Arabia -- Serbia -- Seychelles -- Slovakia -- Slovenia -- South Korea -- South Sudan -- Spain -- Sri Lanka -- Sudan -- Suriname -- Sweden -- Switzerland -- Taiwan (Republic of China) -- Tajikistan -- Tanzania -- Thailand -- Togo -- Turkey -- Uganda -- United Arab Emirates -- Uzbekistan -- Venezuela -- Vietnam -- Yemen -- Zambia -- Appendix D: Environmental policy directives -- Algeria -- Armenia -- Austria -- Belize -- East Timor -- Ecuador -- Egypt -- France -- Greece -- Indonesia -- Italy -- Peru -- Syria -- Appendix E: Sustainable development, future generations, and public trust -- Sustainable development -- Belgium -- Bénin -- Bolivia -- Colombia -- Ecuador -- Eritrea -- Greece -- Montenegro -- Nepal -- Peru -- Poland -- Serbia -- Seychelles -- Somalia -- Sudan -- Switzerland -- Thailand -- Future generations -- Andorra -- Argentina -- Armenia -- Bolivia -- Brazil -- Burundi -- Germany -- Guyana -- Iran -- Kenya -- Lesotho
Luxembourg -- Namibia -- Niger -- Norway -- Poland -- South Africa -- South Sudan -- Vanuatu -- Sustainable development and future generations -- Albania -- Angola -- Cuba -- Dominican Republic -- East Timor -- Eritrea -- France -- Georgia -- Guyana -- Malawi -- Maldives -- Mozambique -- Namibia -- Qatar -- South Sudan -- Sweden -- Zambia -- Public trust -- Ghana -- Tanzania -- Public trust and future generations -- Ethiopia -- Papua New Guinea -- Sustainable development, future generations and Public trust -- Bhutan -- Swaziland -- Uganda -- Appendix F: Miscellaneous constitutional environmental provisions -- Climate change -- Dominican Republic -- Limitations on waste disposal and hazardous activities -- Dominican Republic -- Ecuador -- Haiti, Republic of -- Hungary -- Namibia -- Niger -- Paraguay -- Provisions identifying responsibilities to nature -- Bangladesh -- Ecuador -- Germany -- Kuwait -- Lithuania -- Luxembourg -- Nigeria -- Sudan -- Syria -- Yemen -- Provisions pertaining to energy policy -- Brazil -- Dominican Republic -- Ecuador -- Limitations on property rights -- Australia -- Liberia, Republic of -- Mauritius -- Mongolia -- Relationship of environmental rights to other freedoms -- Chile -- Estonia -- Madagascar, Republic of -- Related provisions pertaining to health -- Comoros -- Croatia -- Guatemala -- Guinea-Bissau -- Honduras -- Requirements to consider environmental impacts -- Niger -- Requirements for environmental education -- France -- Subnational environmental policy -- Australia -- Bangkok -- Cape Verde -- Guatemala -- Hong Kong -- Switzerland -- Draft provisions -- Tunisia (December, 2012) -- Appendix G: Rights to water -- Environmental rights -- Andorra -- Cambodia -- Eritrea -- Guyana -- Kenya -- Laos -- Lithuania -- Nigeria -- Philippines -- Samoa -- South Korea -- Taiwan (Republic of China) -- Tajikistan -- Thailand
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Examines the increasing recognition that the environment is a subject for protection in constitutional texts and for vindication by constitutional courts
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: May, James R. Global Environmental Constitutionalism New York : Cambridge University Press,c2013 9781107022256
Subject Environmental law.;Constitutional law
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Alt Author Daly, Erin
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