Power to the people
It is hoped the Aarhus Convention on public participation in environmental decision-making processes will succeed where previous international environmental law has failed. Paul Stookes looks at the Convention which could be UK law by as early as next year
It is interesting to consider whether the citizens of Aarhus in Denmark are aware of all the activity arising from their legislative namesake – the Aarhus Convention, set to become one of the most important pieces of environmental legislation in recent years.
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