Environmental Law and Public Policy in Islam: Whether the Preservation of the Environment Constitutes as Part of the UAE's Public Policy and the Issue of Arbitrability of Environmental Disputes
Article from: TDM 1 (2023), in Climate Change
The protection of the environment is a crucial issue that affects all living species on earth. While this issue has become more apparent in recent generations, environmental protection (such as sustainable practices) are key themes addressed in the most important Islamic texts dating back to approximately the 7th century. Islamic countries, such as the United Arab Emirates uphold Islamic law (Sharia law) as a source of its laws and its policies, and as such, Sharia law is undoubtedly fundamental to understanding an Islamic country's legal framework and policies. This article ...