In 2011, China issued its ambitious five-year plan to improve the rule of law in environmental protection by 2015. This plan aimed to establish a comprehensive framework of China’s environmental protection policy. Will China meet its goal this year?
The Oslo Principles on Global Climate Change Obligations (March 2015) aim at furthering judicial means for addressing climate change. Do they provide the necessary guidelines for overcoming accusations of judicial activism?
In the face of rising sea levels, the inhabitants of Kiribati and Tuvalu consider future migration whilst fiercely rejecting the notion of being ‘refugees’. With their countries possibly becoming extinct in the foreseeable future, the question arises why?