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date: 19 July 2019

Activism, Judicial  

Source:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability
Author(s):
Jingjing LIUJingjing LIU, Dejin GUDejin GU

Judicial branches in many Southeast Asian countries, such as the Philippines, have taken an activist approach to addressing environmental issues in recent years. Despite encouraging legislative achievements, lawmakers in China and India both face enormous challenges to enforcing existing laws effectively and significantly improving environmental quality. China, India, and the Philippines ranked 121st, 123rd, and 50th, respectively, in the2010Environmental Performance Index’s rankings of 163 countries on 25 environmental performance indicators. ...

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