Category: Climate Change

  • Recognizing the Right to a Healthy Environment at the Council of Europe: Why it matters 

    Recognizing the Right to a Healthy Environment at the Council of Europe: Why it matters 

    by Corina Heri, Postdoctoral Researcher at University of Zurich, Linnéa Nordlander, Assistant Professor at University of Copenhagen, and Annalisa Savaresi, Professor at University of Stirling and Associate Professor, University of Eastern Finland.  Established in 1949, the Council of Europe (CoE) is the world’s oldest human rights system. It now stands at a pivotal juncture, grappling…

  • Announcements: 10 November 2023

    Announcements: 10 November 2023

    If you would like to have something included in next week’s announcements, please email gnhrewebsite@gmail.com and include ‘Announcements’ in the email title. Calls for Abstracts, Papers, and Submissions: UNIVERSITY COLLEGE CORK (abstracts)UCC is hosting an international conference entitled ‘Child/youth-friendly climate justice: progress and opportunities.’ Papers are invited across disciplines on a broad variety of themes,…

  • Announcements: 3 November 2023

    Announcements: 3 November 2023

    If you would like to have something included in next week’s announcements, please email gnhrewebsite@gmail.com and include ‘Announcements’ in the email title. Calls for Abstracts, Papers, and Submissions: AFRICAN COMMISSION ON HUMAN AND PEOPLES’ RIGHTS (submissions)African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights through its Working Group on Extractive Industries, Environment and Human Rights in Africa…

  • Climate Litigation in the Global South Authors Present at the 7th Annual Rule of Law and Sustainable Development Seminar

    Şimal Efsane Erdoğan, Melanie Murcott, Maria Antonia Tigre On the 6th and 7th of October, the University of Southampton and Te Piringa Faculty of Law, Waikato University organized the “7th Annual Rule of Law and Sustainable Development Seminar”. The two-day hybrid seminar was hosted by Southampton University and consisted of five panels in which academics…

  • COP-26 and the Pacific – Australia’s refusal to embrace a world beyond coal further alienates itself from Pacific/regional neighbours

    COP-26 and the Pacific – Australia’s refusal to embrace a world beyond coal further alienates itself from Pacific/regional neighbours

    by Paul Govind The regional community in the Pacific is an assortment of nations that have vastly different perspectives on regulating climate change. The region underlines the tensions between the Global North and South and the distributional inequity of the causes and effects of climate change. These different perspectives are incongruent and incompatible and have…