From climate to nature, from ‘blah blah’ to action?

Questions concerning the climate and sustainability continue to stir up strong responses in society and are becoming ever more prominent on the agenda. These topics also raise important legal questions. A special blog series puts these important and wide-ranging issues in the spotlight. As we await whether climate commitments will be made more concrete in Glasgow, Edwin Alblas shines a light on the connection between climate and nature and shares some findings on the effectiveness of nature laws in the EU in practice. Continue reading “From climate to nature, from ‘blah blah’ to action?”

Judicial review of government action and the separation of powers: please separate

 

James Ensor, Les bons juges, 1891

Questions concerning the climate and sustainability continue to stir up strong responses in society and are becoming ever more prominent on the agenda. These topics also raise important legal questions. A special blog series puts these important and wide-ranging issues in the spotlight. In this post, Jan-Baptist Lemaire sets out why the separation of powers-arguments often raised against judicial review of government action in climate cases do not hold.

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