Global Environmental Constitutionalism in the Anthropocene by Louis J Kotzé

By Louis J Kotzé

there's persuasive proof suggesting we're on the point of human-induced ecological catastrophe which may switch existence in the world as we all know it. there's additionally a basic consensus between scientists in regards to the speed and quantity of worldwide ecological decay, together with a realisation that people are significant to inflicting the worldwide socio-ecological drawback. This new epoch has been referred to as the Anthropocene. contemplating the numerous merits that constitutional environmental security holds out in household criminal orders, it truly is most probably constitutionalised kind of international environmental legislations and governance will be higher in a position to counter the myriad exigencies of the Anthropocene. This publication seeks to respond to this important query: from the point of view of the Anthropocene, what's environmental constitutionalism and the way may well or not it's extrapolated to formulate an international framework? In answering this question, this e-book bargains the 1st systematic conceptual framework for international environmental constitutionalism within the epoch of the Anthropocene.

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