What is Environmental Justice?
Environmental Justice ensures the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people – in the development, implementation and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations and policies.
An Environmental Justice approach seeks to ensure that:
Climate change and other environmental harms do not disproportionately affect those who have contributed least to the problem.
- The State’s response to environmental challenges addresses inequality and protects the rights of present and future generations.
Climate Change: Health and Housing
Read more about environmental justice in Ireland in this report, completed in 2022 by researchers at Dublin City University’s School of Law and Government in conjunction with CLM’s Centre for Environmental Justice.
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