Enforcement of Environmental Obligations by International Tribunals

, New York Law Journal


In his International Environmental Law column, Stephen L. Kass, a partner at Carter Ledyard & Milburn, writes: Unfortunately, the records of the International Court of Justice and the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights in seeking to enforce international environmental obligations through negotiations or recommendations indicate that a more effective remedy is required if the international community is to succeed in limiting and adapting to climate change and protecting the already scarce environmental resources on which human life and civilization depend.

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