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Environmental Rights

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by flutterby, Jun 28, 2017.

  1. flutterby

    flutterby Active Member


    Fabius, who chaired the 2015 UN conference that approved the hard-fought Paris Agreement, said the new text should outline rights and duties, provide for reparations to be made in case of a breach, and introduce the "polluter pays" principle.

    It would mean that people can bring states to court, "to have them held responsible or to compel them to adopt laws that are more protective of the environment," explained Yann Aguila of the French Club des Juristes, a think-tank involved in the project."
  2. the mechanic

    the mechanic Active Member

    ... the easy answer to most everything for idiots is to go to court -- but if that really worked all of the world's problems would be resolved by now ...

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