EEI research archive for October 2014

Forthcoming: ‘Extreme Energy, ‘Fracking’ and Human Rights: A New Field for Human Rights Impact Assessments?’

Abstract This paper, the first output of an on-going research project of the Extreme Energy Initiative (University of London), explores the potential human rights impacts of the family of extreme energy extraction processes involved in the production of shale gas, … Continue reading

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Ecocide and the ‘polluter pays’ principle: the case of fracking

Ecocide and the ‘polluter pays’ principle: the case of fracking

Karen Hulme and Damien Short assess the effectiveness of economic instruments for the prevention of environmental damage. It seems as though the environment is subjected to attacks on its integrity and its viability on a daily basis. In the 1970s … Continue reading

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