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Shifting Global Powers and International Law by Charles Sampford, Bridget Lewis, Rowena Maguire

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12 Environmental constitutional reform in the developing world

Shifting the perspective of international law?

Bridget Lewis1

Introduction

In recent years a growing number of states have chosen to recognise environmental issues in their national constitutions. Some have added declarations about the value of the environment, some have sought to restrict or regulate government's ability to take action which would potentially harm the environment, while others have proclaimed that citizens possess a right to an environment of a particular quality. A survey of these constitutional provisions reveals that the majority of reform in this area has come from developing states, including a number of states which have been designated as among the least developed ...

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