Vol. 2, Issue 10 (2015)
The Evolution of the Concept of Inter-Generational Equity under the Indian Environmental Jurisprudence
Author(s): Taniya Malik
Abstract: The concept of sustainable development is today dominating all the environment versus development debates and is generally seen as a solution to this impasse. The concept of sustainable development is structured on two forms of equity, Inter-generational equity and intra-generational equity. This concept of Inter-generational equity initially evolved in the International Environment law regime, today find a place in our Environment law jurisprudence as well. This article is an attempt to analyze the understanding and attitude of the Indian courts towards this valuable principle.