The Growing Climate Rights Movement (October 2016)

Originally appeared on Huffington Post and Center for International Environmental Law By Alyssa Johl As the international community prepares for the Paris Climate Agreement to take effect on November 4, there are many reasons to celebrate this historic moment. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon shared his reflections: “What once seemed unthinkable is now unstoppable. Strong international support … Continued

UN Human Rights Council declares climate a priority (July 13, 2016)

Originally published by Climate Home By Sebastien Duycks At the beginning of this month, the Human Rights Council adopted by consensus a new resolution on Human Rights and Climate Change, emphasising the links between UN climate negotiations and the protection of human rights. A core group comprised of Bangladesh and the Philippines – the two … Continued