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John H. Knox

Henry C. Lauerman Professor of International Law

336.758.7439
knoxjh@wfu.edu
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Books

The Human Right to a Healthy Environment (2018).

The Evolution of Environmental Rights: Applying Human Rights to Environmental Protection (Cambridge University Press).

Reclaiming Global Environmental Leadership: Why the United States Should Ratify Ten Pending Environmental Treaties (Center for Progressive Reform 2012).

Greening NAFTA: The North American Commission for Environmental Cooperation (Stanford University Press 2003).

Handbook on International Trade in Agricultural Products (prepared for Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture 2000).

Book Chapters

The Paris Agreement as a Human Rights Treaty, in Human Rights in the 21st Century (Dominic Roser 2018).

The United Nations Mandate on Human Rights and the Environment, in New Frontiers in Environmental Constitutionalism (Erin Daly et al., eds. 2017).

Environmental Disasters and Human Rights, in The Role of International Environmental Law in Reducing Disaster Risk (Jacqueline Peel & David Fisher eds. 2016).

Human Rights Principles and Climate Change, in Oxford Handbook of International Climate Change Law (Cinnamon Carlarne et al., eds. 2016).

International Environmental Law in North America, in International Environmental Law: The Practitioner's Guide to the Laws of the Planet (Grosko & Martella eds. 2014).

Climate Change as a Threat to Human Rights, in Oxford Handbook on Climate Change Law.

North American Free Trade Agreement, in Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability (2012).

International Environmental Agreements in North America, in .

The Ruggie Rules: Applying Human Rights Law to Corporations, in The UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (Radu Mares 2011).

Diagonal Environmental Rights, in Universal Human Rights and Extraterritorial Obligations (Sigrud Skogly and Mark Gibney 2010).

The Flawed Trail Smelter Procedure, in Transboundary Harms in International Law: Lessons from the Trail Smelter Arbitration (2006).

The International Law of Biodiversity, in Biodiversity: Addressing a Global Issue Locally (2005).

Articles

Human Rights, Environmental Protection, and the Sustainable Development Goals, 24 Washington International Law Journal 517 (2015).

The United States, Environmental Agreements, and the Political Question Doctrine, 40 North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation 933 (2015).

Climate Ethics and Human Rights, 5 Journal of Human Rights and the Environment 22 (2014).

Review of Burns H. Weston & David Bollier, Green Governance: Ecological Survival, Human Rights, and the Law of the Commons, 108 American Journal of International Law 131 (2014).

Fixing the CEC Submissions Procedure,.

Evaluating Citizen Petition Procedures: Lessons from an Analysis of the NAFTA Environmental Commission, 47 Texas International Law Journal 505 (2012).

The Unpredictable Presumption Against Extraterritoriality, 40 Southwestern Law Review 635 (2011).

The Human Rights Council Endorses"Guiding Principles" for Corporations, 15 ASIL Insights 21 (2011).

NAFTA Environmental Institutions, Trends/ABA Section of Environment, Energy and Resources (2011).

A Presumption Against Extrajurisdictionality, 104 American Journal of International Law 351 (2010).

Neglected Lessons of the NAFTA Environmental Regime, 45 Wake Forest Law Review 391 (2010).

Climate Change and Human Rights Law, 50 Virginia Journal of International Law 163 (2009).

Linking Human Rights and Climate Change at the United Nations, 33 Harvard Environmental Law Review 477 (2009).

The Boundary Waters Treaty: Still Ahead of Its Time, 55 Wayne Law Review (2009).

Horizontal Human Rights Law, 102 American Journal of International Law 1 (2008).

The Boundary Waters Treaty: Ahead of Its Time, and Ours, 54 Wayne Law Review 1591 (2008).

Natural Resources Defense Council v. EPA, 101 American Journal of International Law (2007).

Review of Gary Hufbauer & Jeffrey Schott, NAFTA Revisited, Global Law Books (2007).

The 2005 Activity of the NAFTA Tribunals, 100 American Journal of International Law 429 (2006).

Separated at Birth: The North American Agreements on Labor and the Environment, 26 Loyola International and Comparative Law Review 359 (2004).

The Judicial Resolution of Conflicts Between Trade and the Environment, 28 Harvard Environmental Law Review 1 (2004).

The Legal Framework for Addressing Climate Change, 12 Penn State Environmental Law Review 135 (2004).

The North American Commission for Environmental Cooperation and Transboundary Pollution, 34 Environmental Law Reporter 10142 (2004).

Assessing the Candidates for a Global Treaty on Transboundary Environmental Impact Assessment, 12 NYU Environmental Law Journal 153 (2003).

The Myth and Reality of Transboundary Environmental Impact Assessment, 96 American Journal of International Law 291 (2002).

A New Approach to Compliance with International Environmental Law: the Submissions Procedure of the NAFTA Environmental Commission, 28 Ecology Law Quarterly 1 (2001).

Federal, State, and Provincial Interplay Regarding Cross-Border Environmental Pollution, 27 Canada-United States Law Journal 199 (2001).

The Case of the Missing Paradigm. Review of Samuel Huntington, The Clash of Civilizations, 32 Texas International Law Journal 355 (1997).

U.S.-Mexico Border Issues, 46 Texas Practice: Environmental Law 127 (1997).

Other

Report of the Special Rapporteur: Children's Rights and the Environment, U.N. Doc. A/HRC/37/58 (January 24, 2018).

Report of the Special Rapporteur: Framework Principles on Human Rights and the Environment, U.N. Doc. A/HRC/37/59 (January 24, 2018).

Report of the Special Rapporteur - Mission to Madagascar, U.N. Doc. A/HRC/34/49/Add.1 (April 26, 2017).

Report of the Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and the Environment: Biodiversity and Human Rights, U.N. Doc. A/HRC/34/49 (January 19, 2017).

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the Issue of Human Rights Obligations Relating to the Enjoyment of a Safe, Clean, Healthy and Sustainable Environment: Climate Change, U.N. Doc. A/HRC/31/52 (February 1, 2016).

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the Issue of Human Rights Obligations Relating to the Enjoyment of a Safe, Clean, Healthy and Sustainable Environment: Methods of Implementation, U.N. Doc. A/HRC/31/15 (December 28, 2015).

Report of the Independent Expert on the Issue of Human Rights Obligations Relating to the Enjoyment of a Safe, Clean, Healthy and Sustainable Environment: Mission to France, U.N. Doc. A/HRC/28/61/Add.1 (March 6, 2015).

Report of the Independent Expert on the Issue of Human Rights Obligations Relating to the Enjoyment of a Safe, Clean, Healthy and Sustainable Environment: Compilation of Good Practices, U.N. Doc. A/HRC/28/61 (February 3, 2015).

Report of the Independent Expert on the Issue of Human Rights Obligations Relating to the Enjoyment of a Safe, Clean, Healthy and Sustainable Environment: Mission to Costa Rica, U.N. Doc. A/HRC/25/53/Add.1 (March 21, 2014).

Mapping Report on Human Rights and the Environment, U.N. Doc. A/HRC/25/53 (December 30, 2013).

Preliminary Report of the Independent Expert on Human Rights and the Environment, U.N. Doc. A/HRC/22/43 (December 24, 2012).

Citizen Suits in International Environmental Law: The North American Experience, in Making Law Work: Environmental Compliance and Sustainable Development (January 2002).