By Corina Heri, Postdoctoral Researcher at University of Zurich, Linnéa Nordlander, Assistant Professor at University of Copenhagen, and Annalisa Savaresi, Professor at University of Stirling and Associate Professor, University of Eastern Finland. First published… Read More »Recognizing the Right to a Healthy Environment at the Council of Europe: Why it matters
How to avoid missteps of accelerated EIA and permitting? – Reflections on the proposal for the EU’s Critical Raw Material Act
By Ismo Pölönen, Professor of Environmental Law (Bioeconomy and Natural Resources Law) Photo by Saara Österberg. In March 2023 the EU Commission proposed a Critical Raw Material Act (CRMA). Since… Read More »How to avoid missteps of accelerated EIA and permitting? – Reflections on the proposal for the EU’s Critical Raw Material Act
The impact-based regulatory strategy in environmental law: Hallmark of effectiveness or pitfall for legitimacy?
By Niko Soininen, Professor of Environmental Law and Water Law, Seita Romppanen, Docent, Senior Lecturer on International Environmental Law and Senior Research Scientist at Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE), Mika Nieminen,… Read More »The impact-based regulatory strategy in environmental law: Hallmark of effectiveness or pitfall for legitimacy?
By Yulia Yamineva, Docent in Climate Law & Policy (Adjunct Professor) and Delphine Misonne, Professor, Université Saint-Louis – Bruxelles Air pollution has been a long-standing problem in the EU. While… Read More »EU legislation for clean air at crossroads
By Kati Kulovesi, Professor of International Law, Annalisa Savaresi, Associate Professor of International Environmental Law, Maiju Mähönen, Project Researcher and Otto Bruun, Junior Researcher In November 2022, Greenpeace and the… Read More »Finland’s first climate lawsuit: Watching the forest sink
EU regulation does not adequately consider environmental emissions of pharmaceuticals in global manufacturing supply chains
For further information, please contact Mirella Miettinen, Senior Researcher. First published in the UEF News and Events on 9 January 2023. EU regulation pertaining to good manufacturing practices and environmental… Read More »EU regulation does not adequately consider environmental emissions of pharmaceuticals in global manufacturing supply chains
By Rosemary Mwanza, PhD Candidate Introduction In the course of my doctoral research, I have often reflected on why the ideal embodied in human rights norms and the present reality… Read More »The right to a healthy environment as an environmental grundnorm
By Eugenia Recio Piva, Postdoctoral Researcher in Climate Law and Policy (Author’s Note: This blog post is based on my recently defended article-based PhD titled Legal Transformations in an Era… Read More »Legal transformations in an era of globalization: the case of REDD+
By Annalisa Savaresi, Associate Professor of International Environmental Law. In recent years, litigation concerning climate change has increasingly invoked human rights. The databases curated by the Sabin Centre for Climate… Read More »The role of human rights in climate litigation: A global review
Ilmastolain päivitysohjeet poliitikoille: pieni pintaremontti ei riitä, myös perustuksia on vahvistettava
Kati Kulovesi, Tuula Honkonen, Antti Belinskij ja Vilja Johansson. This was first published in the 2035Legitimacy blog. Hallituksen esitys uudeksi ilmastolaiksi on menossa eduskunnan käsittelyyn tammikuussa 2022. Tässä blogissa arvioimme… Read More »Ilmastolain päivitysohjeet poliitikoille: pieni pintaremontti ei riitä, myös perustuksia on vahvistettava