Right to clean water

By Anu Mittal, Symbiosis Law School, Noida Editor’s note: In recent jurisprudence, denial of water has been deemed to imply a denial of right to life. Though not explicitly stated in the Indian Constitution as a Fundamental Right, it has been read into the interpretation to Article 21. The State is … [Read more...]

Civil Aviation in the EU Emission Trading Scheme

By Pravir Singh Srivastava & Akanksha Sisodia, Symbiosis Law School, Noida Editor’s note: In order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions effectively, the European Union established an emissions trading system. A ‘cap’ is set on the total amount of greenhouse gases that can be emitted – this cap … [Read more...]

Geological Carbon Sequestration:Is The Existing Legal Framework Adequate?

By Priyan Garg, Amity Law School, Noida EDITOR'S NOTE:- Carbon sequestration is the process of removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. While it prima facie falls within the scope of geo-engineering, the need for a concrete legal framework to resolve the disputes arising out of geological … [Read more...]

Impact of farm raised salmon on the ecosystem

Tarunya Shankar Editor’s note: The U.S. Endangered Species Act was passed to protect the frail ecosystem and the variety of life that it contains. It divides species into endangered and threatened – depending upon the level of risk they face. This paper examines the efficiency of the above Act, … [Read more...]

Biodiversity Act, 2002: An Analysis

By Udisha Ghosh and Chandralekha Akkiraju, Symbiosis Law School, Pune "Editor's Note: Biodiversity assumes immense significance for the survival of human beings because we depend on it even for our most basic needs like food and medicines. India houses a substantial portion of the world's … [Read more...]