International Environmental Law After Rio: The Continuing Search for Equity [Abstract]

Ethics & International Affairs, Volume 7 (1993)

December 3, 1993

Springer focuses on the nature and challenges of "leadership" in contemporary environmental diplomacy since the 1992 Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He raises the importance of the issue of equity in international environmental law. Springer argues that competing conceptions of what is fair and just lie at the heart of much of the diplomatic disagreement over major environmental initiatives such as those debated at the Rio conference.

 

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