types of hazardous waste to include ‘End-of-Life waste of House electrical and electronic appliances and residues arising from the incineration of the same’. 36 Such designation is important, as only a hazardous waste can be classified as harmful waste under the Act, although the term ‘hazardous waste
formulation of the ppp established a minimalist benchmark for defining the concept signified by the term, which soon took on alife of its own. By 1992, the world community had embraced the ppp as globally applicable, at least rhetorically, but in a much more expansive formulation. In Principle 16 of the
, conventions and institutions which continue to safeguard the precious biodiversity he fought for and dedicated his life to protecting. The iucn and the entire environmental community owe Dr. Burhenne a great debt. We give thanks for a remarkable life of dedication and commitment that will go on protecting
Anthropos (understood here to refer to a small and particularized, but powerful and privileged, subset of the past and present global human population),
and with the myriad socio-ecological injustices arising from such human domination of the Earth system and of the vulnerable living order. I do not
which gave the following rights to Mother Earth: right to life, to the diversity of life, to water, to clean air, to equilibrium, to restoration and to aliving free of pollution.
The content of these rights was not further developed. This Law was completed by a Framework Law of 2012
aesthetics; with the ‘aestheticization of daily life’ in the postmodernizing world,
aesthetics is increasingly associated with a wide range of expressive activities beyond formal artistic endeavours, such as in business communications.
Environmental law scholarship has given little attention to
trade (e.g. buying industrial commodities), 29 but also more diffusedly through development (e.g. by living in a rich economy built through decades or centuries of unsustainable development). State responsibility is certainly difficult to assert, but significantly less so than individual responsibility
operational costs to meet highest-standard requirements for (sustainable) management.
Higher operational costs and a high certification fee may de-motivate Chinese project developers from seeking forest certification.
Sustainability in Practice
What is the actual
disaster resilience. Second, protection and assistance in the event of disasters should not be motivated by benevolence and charity, but undertaken as a legal responsibility, as a duty to be met in particular by public authorities. It is here that human rights emerge as a pertinent paradigm: such legal
not new to human existence – think, for example, on the widespread of plagues or famine during the middle ages – we live today in what German sociologist Ulrich Beck has famously called a global risk society.
According to Beck, we are livinga new modernity. The first modernity transformed the