This report examines anti-protest laws passed or introduced in three American states — Louisiana, Minnesota, and West Virginia — and traces how corporate influence has spurred elected officials to attempt to use those laws to clamp down on opposition during the construction of new, controversial...
This paper suggests that Australia’s existing environmental laws and regulations are inadequate to protect biodiversity when it comes in direct competition with determined urban expansion.
The two main threats to natural resource management caused by COVID-19 are the negative impact on ecosystems (and thereby resources) of increased human interaction with the environment, and the increased disregard for international environmental laws, norms and regulations, by both individuals and nations. This paper...
New Directions for Resource Management in New Zealand is a comprehensive review of New Zealand’s resource management system.
Aboriginal people in New South Wales have been trying to strengthen the law that is supposed to protect their cultural heritage since the late 1970s, but reform remains elusive. This paper outlines some reasons why.
This report is the first to quantitatively estimate both the growth and complexity of Australia’s primary piece of environmental legislation and the departmental rules it enables.
This policy report provides an overview of current issues in climate change litigation, focusing on selected cases and developments from May 2018 to May 2019.
This document is associated with the Global judicial handbook on environmental constitutionalism. It contains leading cases (edited) and constitutional provisions from around the globe, as well as reference materials, and a selected bibliography.
This study reveals that full implementation of EU environmental legislation could save the EU economy around €55 billion every year in health costs and direct costs to the environment.
The first ever global assessment of environmental rule of law finds weak enforcement to be a global trend that is exacerbating environmental threats, despite prolific growth in environmental laws and agencies worldwide over the last four decades.