Advocacy Strategies for Promoting Greater Consideration of Climate Change and Human Rights in Development Activities: The Case of the West Seti Hydroelectric Project in Nepal

Johnson, Lise
March 2010
Pace Environmental Law Review;2010, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p511
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the West Seti Hydroelectric Project in Nepal and its strategies to promote human rights and climate change consideration. It mentions that the Snowy Mountains Engineering Co. (SMEC)-WSHP has approved the environmental impact assessment (EIA) which would deliver an issue regarding the environmental and economic cost of the project. It adds that WSHP has neglected to address several issues including WSHP implications to greenhouse gas (GHG), the issues regarding the environmental and economic myriad, and the effect of the climate change to the WSHP. It says that the right of Nepali people on social justice, clean air environment, and information has been the backbone of the WSHP people.


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