Arresting climate change through incremental steps: Massachusetts v Environmental Protection Agency

Baird, Rachel (2007) Arresting climate change through incremental steps: Massachusetts v Environmental Protection Agency. Environmental and Planning Law Journal, 24 (4). pp. 245-249. ISSN 0813-300X

Abstract

US Supreme Court decision in Massachusetts v Environmental Protection Agency confirms the risk of harm from climate change and global warming - its relevance for Australia - demonstrates that local jurisdictions are looking at restricting local activity for the wellbeing of future generations globally.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Awaiting Author's version, which may be deposited in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher. Published Version available from Legal Online database http://legalonline.thomson.com.au/.
Depositing User: Dr Rachel Baird
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business - School of Law
Date Deposited: 14 Apr 2010 21:49
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 23:46
Uncontrolled Keywords: climate change
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 18 Law and Legal Studies > 1801 Law > 180111 Environmental and Natural Resources Law
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): C Society > 94 Law, Politics and Community Services > 9404 Justice and the Law > 940499 Justice and the Law not elsewhere classified
D Environment > 96 Environment > 9603 Climate and Climate Change > 960311 Social Impacts of Climate Change and Variability
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/7405

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