Addressing ‘wickedness’

Addressing ‘wickedness’

Wicked is an emotive word, conjuring up many thoughts and images. One can think of the musical Wicked, for starters.  But Ana de Almeida Kumlien and Paul Coughlan from Trinity College Dublin bring a different perspective in an article on The Conversation Website.  But, as they open their article, “Wicked problems are issues so complex … Continue reading

How the legal system can help address climate change

How the legal system can help address climate change

Increasingly, the courts are being used to address environmental concerns.  In Europe we have seen organisations such as ClientEarth active to “empower people and NGOs with the legal rights to bring forward environmental battles of their own.”  Alice Venn, Unit Coordinator in Environmental Law at the University of Bristol, provides a good article on The … Continue reading