The Narratives of Space Exploration
Human space exploration has been part of the social and political consciousness since Dr. Werner von Braun published his seminal guidebook for a human settlement of Mars. The possibility of...
Consulting Canadians on a Framework for Future Space Exploration Activities
We would like to start this two-part post with a reference to two very different and recent news articles from Canada: First, the positive: The Walrus article on First Nations...
The earth system, hydrosphere, and outer space: Cosmo-legal approaches
The law is an example of human design, which has imposed anthropocentric interests on everything considered non-human. With the example of the relationship between law, orbital space, and water, the...
- Russian Perspectives on International Law
Russia, international law, and the melting of the Arctic
The melting ice in the polar caps is one of humanity’s contemporary ecological anxieties. Climate change scientists have suggested that there is a high likelihood that the Arctic sea ice...
Exceptionality and context
The present Turkish military interventions in Syria and northern Iraq continue to raise the question of when States may use defensive force against armed non- State actors in other States....