climate justice

Created on Wednesday, 16 December 2015 / COP 21 - Wrap-up Edition
Tags: 1.5 degrees, climate justice, ambition, China, United States, carbon, Paris Agreement
The Paris Agreement: Climate Ambition, Climate Justice Alvin Leong from the Pace Global Center for Environmental Legal Studies welcomes the agreement but argues that in achieving a political consensus, ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 07 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 2 - Climate and Gender
Tags: Mary Robinson, gender, climate change, climate justice, COP21
Women must have a seat at the climate table Mary Robinson, from the Mary Robinson Foundation – Climate Justice emphasises the need for women’s meaningful participation in all aspects of climate decision-making. ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 18 December 2014 / COP 20 - Wrap-up
Tags: COP20, UNFCCC, Greenpeace, renewable energy, climate justice, politics
Despite Lima: 2014 brought new momentum for climate action Daniel Mittler from Greenpeace International highlights the positive momentum seen on climate change in 2014 and emphasises that there is still ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 18 December 2014 / COP 20 - Wrap-up
Tags: COP20, loss and damage, green climate fund, UNFCCC, resilience, climate adaptation, climate justice
Loss and damage: Raw deal for vulnerable countries in the Lima Call for Climate Action? CARE International’s Sven Harmeling summarises the latest discussions on loss and damage and stresses that the ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 18 December 2014 / COP 20 - Wrap-up
Tags: climate justice, UNFCCC, COP20, accountability, politics
Rich nations can’t dodge bill for historic greenhouse gas emissions Chukwumerije Okereke from the University of Reading discusses the need for a moral approach to the climate negotiations, addressing ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 18 December 2014 / COP 20 - Wrap-up
Tags: gender equality, women’s empowerment, climate justice, UNFCCC, COP20, capacity building, sustainable development
Why gender equality and women’s voices are relevant (even) in climate change discourse UN Women’s Verona Collantes emphasises the need for Parties to appreciate and understand that the new climate agreement ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 18 December 2014 / COP 20 - Wrap-up
Tags: climate justice, women’s empowerment, gender equality, inequality, resilience, human rights
Women at COP20 blast failure for real action in Lima: “Time to stop calling and start doing. Leaders, you have 12 months to get it right.” The Women and Gender Constituency of the UNFCCC respond to ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 18 December 2014 / COP 20 - Wrap-up
Tags: partnerships, SIDS, COP20, UNFCCC, capacity building, resilience, climate justice
COP21 partnerships: The way forward for Small Island Developing States? Lawyer, Dominique Maingot, reflects on the Lima outcome in relation to Small Island Developing States and looks ahead to the role ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 18 December 2014 / COP 20 - Wrap-up
Tags: climate justice, diplomacy, COP20, UNFCCC, politics, international policy
... the US announced that it intends to achieve economy-wide targets of reducing GHG emissions by 26-28 per cent below the 2005 level by 2025. The US can influence and push China’s international climate ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 18 December 2014 / COP 20 - Wrap-up
Tags: climate justice, sustainable development, capacity building, COP20, UNFCCC
Time to move from advocacy to action: Paris as the COP of decisions Stéphane Pouffary and Heather Rogers from ENERGIES 2050 emphasise the need to move from words to action and share some initiatives ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 18 December 2014 / COP 20 - Wrap-up
Tags: climate justice, COP20, UNFCCC, resilience, loss and damage, adaptation, finance
... as we move towards the 100 billion per year by 2020 that was committed in Copenhagen in 2009. Lima was far from a success, and has served to create further doubts for the outcome of COP21, where a universal ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 18 December 2014 / COP 20 - Wrap-up
Tags: climate justice, finance, SIDS, UNFCCC, COP20, loss and damage, resilience
COP20 and the path to Paris Jacqueline Fa’amatuainu from the University of Auckland summarises some of the positive outcomes from Lima for Small Island Developing States, but emphasises that more needs ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 10 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 9 - Mountains, Water and Oceans
Tags: education, sustainable development, civil society, COP20, YOUNGO, UNFCCC, Poland, Peru, youth, people’s climate march, climate justice, human rights, indigenous peoples
Reflections from COP20, Day 9 Dutch Youth Representative on Sustainable Development to the UN, Soscha de la Fuente highlights education as critical to addressing climate change and Serena Boccardo and ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 10 December 2014 / Reflections
Tags: education, sustainable development, civil society, COP20, YOUNGO, UNFCCC, Poland, Peru, youth, people’s climate march, climate justice, human rights, indigenous peoples
Reflections from COP20, Day 9 Soscha de la Fuente, Dutch Youth Representative on Sustainable Development to the UN One of the big surprises for youth at this COP has been the Ministerial Declaration ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 10 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 8 - Climate Change, Development and Human Rights
Tags: climate justice, nutrition, food security, health, UNFCCC, COP20, human rights
Climate justice and human rights: Creating a climate for health, food and nutrition security and gender equity Cristina Tirado-von der Pahlen from UCLA and the International Union of Nutritional Sciences ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 09 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 8 - Climate Change, Development and Human Rights
Tags: human rights, indigenous peoples, climate justice, exploitation, sustainable development, COP20, UNFCCC, stakeholder engagement
Indigenous voices have a right to be heard in the fight against climate change Andrea Berardi and Géraud de Ville from the Open University and Céline Tschirhart from Royal Holloway, University of London ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 09 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 8 - Climate Change, Development and Human Rights
Tags: human rights, COP20, UNFCCC, climate justice, sustainable development, UN Human Rights Council, 2015 climate agreement
... including their rights to information and participation. States have recognised that their obligations under human rights law are relevant to climate change. In 2009, the Human Rights Council adopted ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 09 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 8 - Climate Change, Development and Human Rights
Tags: human rights, climate justice, indigenous peoples, clean development mechanism, transparency, UNFCCC, COP20
... said Weni Bagama an indigenous leader of the Ngäbe community. On Human Rights Day, more than 200 organisations have signed a letter calling upon Parties to the UNFCCC to: adopt urgent and ambitious ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 09 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 8 - Climate Change, Development and Human Rights
Tags: poverty eradication, climate justice, Bangladesh, sea level rise, resilience, inequality, human rights, extreme weather even
Climate change as the decisive factor for increasing inequality and injustice: A human rights issue for Bangladesh Utah State University’s Saleh Ahmed explores the unequal impacts of climate change on ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 09 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 8 - Climate Change, Development and Human Rights
Tags: climate justice, human rights, poverty eradication, Mary Robinson, COP20
Climate justice: Human rights informing climate action Mary Robinson, former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights underscores the inextricable link between addressing climate change and realising human ... [ +++ ]
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