Seeking Justice: International Environmental Governance and Climate Change

Research article by Jouni Paavola on 25 Feb 2005

This article examines social justice aspects of international environmental governance, analysing adaptation to climate change as an example. The article first discusses how international environmental regimes have been examined, suggesting that understanding them as responses to environmental conflicts better highlights their social justice aspects. The article argues that distributive and procedural justice in the society […]

Protected areas governance and justice: Theory and the European Union’s Habitats Directive

Research article by Jouni Paavola on 25 Jan 2004

This article investigates protected areas governance and the role of justice in it. The article argues that protected areas governance is needed because resources such as biodiversity and heritage create conflicts over their use and preservation. The resolutions of these conflicts need to be justified for the involved and affected interest groups in order to […]