An enforceable right to a healthy environment: Now is the time for Scotland to deliver
02 Aug 2023
By Benjamin Brown, Policy & Advocacy Officer at Environmental Rights Centre for Scotland From the sewage spilling into Scotland’s rivers and seas, to the toxic chemicals entering our food, our right to a healthy environment is being violated. We face a triple planetary emergency of climate breakdown, biodiversity loss, and the pollution of our air, […]
Environmental experts urge the Scottish Government to ‘be bold’ as it prepares to incorporate the right to a healthy environment into Scots Law
05 Jul 2023
A new report backed by experts from across Scotland’s environmental sector has welcomed the Scottish Government’s commitment to incorporating the substantive and procedural elements of the right to a healthy environment in its upcoming Human Rights Bill. The report suggests Scotland could become ‘a global leader’ in protecting environmental rights, but only if new rights […]
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