Justice in environmental law

The aim of this project is to provide a jurisprudential analysis to expand the discourse on environmental justice in Germany. The starting point of the project is the debate on the philosophy of justice, which centres on discursive and critical theories of justice. This is followed by an examination of the justice requirements that have been incorporated in international environmental law, European law and constitutional law. In a final step, examples of the implementation of justice concepts in the rules laid down in national clean air legislation are identified. Against this background, options for the improved implementation of justice concepts in clean air legislation are also presented. Finally, the project contains perspectives for the applicability of the developed systematizing approaches to other areas of law.

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Status of project

End of project: 2015

Project manager

Funded by

German Environment Agency (UBA)

Project partners

Prof. Dr. Schulte

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