A Critical Analysis of The Biotechnology Regulatory Authority of India Bill, 2013

By Kiruthika D, The Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University, Chennai Editor's Note: On 23 January 2003, India ratified the Cartagena Protocol which protects biodiversity from potential risks of genetically modified organisms. Currently, the Genetic Engineering Approvals Committee, a body under the … [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...]

Convention on the Establishment of an International Fund for Compensation of Oil Pollution Damage : An Overview

By Shrushti Rath, KIIT University School of Law Editor's Note: The International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage (CLC) was adopted in the year 1969 to ensure that adequate compensation is available to persons who suffer oil pollution damage resulting from maritime … [Read more...]

Nature of Continental Shelf Rights under International Law

By Kiran Tandon, Hidayatullah National Law University  Editor’s Note: A continental shelf is the edge of a continent that lies under the ocean. It extends from the coastline of a continent to a drop-off point called the shelf break. These occupy about 7% of the area of the world’s oceans but … [Read more...]

Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Act, 2010

By Shivani Gupta, HNLU Raipur   Editor's Note: By using a miniscule of nuclear matter, the problem of immeasurable human needs for energy can be resolved. However since nuclear energy also has the inherent potential for catastrophic destruction, one should be extremely mindful of the … [Read more...]