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The world’s largest democracy in the past few decades has witnessed significant growth in development of the corporate world. However, in that process the pros of development and advancement have been accompanied by the cons of environment degradation and vulnerability. The article analysis Corporate Environmental liability as a tool of precaution and corporate initiative and discusses the legal provisions associated with the same.
The report of the webinar hosted on 6th September 2020 by the Niti Manthan Centre for Environmental Law, Research and Action. Recording of the same can be accessed at - https://youtu.be/IK6pO7OipKw
Niti Manthan's Research Team on Climate Change Laws participated in a legal group discussion on the EIA Draft 2020. These are excerpts from the e-discussion.
During this time of pandemic when every one of us all over the world are taking measures to protect ourselves and fight our enemy Covid-19, it seems that our environment has come to peace with it. Though this virus has caused several human deaths but it has given another life to our environment.
Understanding the constitutional root of environmental protection
Sustainable development is a common agenda for global concern, which everyone agrees upon, but when it comes to making and implementing policies in this regard, things become quite difficult. Over the passage of time, massive development in the society has created a huge imbalance in maintaining a sustainable environment. Thus, in such situations Agenda-21 comes into picture. This paper aims to explore the purpose and aspects of Agenda -21 and its role towards maintaining a sustainable environment.
This article discuss the role of judiciary in bringing about drastic changes in the environmental legislations and giving a wider interpretation to the individual rights. Landmark decisions of Indian judiciary and principles & doctrines propounded by it proves to be a boon for the Indian environmental conditions.