Call for Blogs: CEA Environmental Law and Policy Blog

The Collective for Environmental Action, a student initiative on environmental issues under the auspices of the Centre for Environmental Law, Policy and Research, National Law University, Delhi is opening monthly calls for its flagship environmental law and policy blog  on the theme “Global South Challenges to Climate Change : India in Focus”. The best entry would be considered for publication in the inaugural newsletter of the centre.

About the Centre for Environmental Law, Policy and Research

The Centre for Environment Law, Policy and Research, established in August 2016, seeks to promote legal education, research and extension activities in the field of Environmental Law. The Centre aims to take up projects to herald the confluence of academic and expert insights on environmental issues pertinent to contemporary times. A major goal of the Centre is to support academic and policy-oriented dialogue that paves the way to critical insights and constructive outcomes in the area of environmental law.

About the Collective for Environmental Action

The Collective for Environmental Action, launched under the aegis of the Centre, provides an avenue for the student body to channel efforts on environmental issues, with special emphasis on policy and climate change issues. The collective, while closely cooperating with the Centre, aims to raise awareness about climate change, through regular reading circles and the CEA blog, amongst others. The collective, shortly, plans to conduct an e-survey of the carbon footprints of higher education institutions across India, starting with the Delhi-NCR region.


Addressing the urgent need for climate conservation, this blog series delves into the gap between theory and reality in India’s environmental laws and policies. It emphasizes the importance of bridging the loopholes and implementing effective solutions to tackle the pressing water crisis faced by the country and the globe. With a focus on the legal community’s role, the series aims to foster discussion and propose legal solutions for a sustainable future.
The submissions are, however, not restricted to the aforesaid sub-themes, provided they fall within the ambit of the main theme and pertain to the current environmental scenario of India. Through critical analysis and legal perspectives, this blog series aims to shed light on the gaps in environmental policies and their implementation in India. By encouraging discourse and proposing practical solutions, it seeks to contribute to the ongoing efforts of bridging the gap between environmental laws and their effective execution. Together, let us strive for a sustainable future that safeguards our environment while ensuring
socio-economic development.


  • The word limit is 1500-1600 words.
  • Authors are required to send an abstract and a brief about themselves along with the article.
  • Co-authorship of up to two authors is allowed and encouraged.
  • Submissions should be the original work of contributors. In a case, where a submission is found plagiarized, the article will be summarily rejected.
  • The author is responsible for ensuring the accuracy of statements of facts, opinions, or views in submission. ·       In submitting the article, the author/s undertake that such article has not been published before and would not be published in any other publication.


  • Font: Times New Roman; Size,12; Line Spacing:1.5. Paragraph Spacing:0-6.
  • The authors should hyperlink relevant sources in the text. Where hyperlinks are not possible, consistent endnotes in either the Bluebook or OSCOLA are permitted. endnotes must be kept at a minimum if at all.
  • Submission must only be in a doc/docx format. The file name must be “Title_CEA Blog”. The short title must capture the essence of the submission and should not be longer than ten words.
  • Metadata of the file or the submission body must in no event disclose identification of any kind, including the name and institutional affiliation of the author.
  • Submissions must be made only by filling in this Google Form. Submissions made through any other medium will be summarily rejected.


The last date to submit blog pieces on the above-mentioned theme is 29th February, 2024.


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