Commentary to Article 37 – Environmental Protection

Elisa Morgera, Gracia Marin Duran

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Abstract

This paper analyzes Article 37 (Environmental Protection) of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights from the viewpoints of EU law and international environmental law. It explores the reasons for the lack of any individually justifiable environmental right of a substantive or procedural character under the Charter. The paper then investigates the potential of Article 37 to influence the interpretation and application of EU law and of other Charter provisions in the light of the EU Treaty requirement of environmental integration.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCommentary on the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights
Editors Peers, Hervey, Kenner, Ward
Pages983-1003
Number of pages21
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Keywords

  • EU charter
  • environmental integration
  • environmental rights

Research Output

EU Environmental Law

Morgera, E., 2014, European Union Law . Barnard & P. (eds.). Oxford University Press, p. 651-679 8 p.

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The Promotion of Environmental Rights through EU Bilateral Agreements: Mapping the Field

Morgera, E., 2014, International Law for Common Goods: Normative Perspectives on Human Rights, Culture and Natur. Lenzerini, F. & Vrdoljak, A. (eds.). p. 421-441 20 p. (Studies in International Law).

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Morgera, E., & Marin Duran, G. (2014). Commentary to Article 37 – Environmental Protection. In Peers, Hervey, Kenner, & Ward (Eds.), Commentary on the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights (pp. 983-1003)