Category: Climate Justice

  • Landmark Court Decision on Right to a Healthy Environment: La Oroya v Peru

    Landmark Court Decision on Right to a Healthy Environment: La Oroya v Peru

    By David Boyd, UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and the Environment. “Environmental degradation can cause irreparable damage to human beings, which is why a healthy environment is a fundamental right for the existence of humanity.” – Inter-American Court of Human Rights, 2024 The Inter-American Court of Human Rights handed down a landmark decision on Friday, March…

  • Early Career Researchers in viewing the Kaleidoscope of Solidarity Rights for Climate Justice: Some Take-aways from COP28

    Early Career Researchers in viewing the Kaleidoscope of Solidarity Rights for Climate Justice: Some Take-aways from COP28

    by Susan Ann Samuel, PhD Student with the School of Politics and International Studies, University of Leeds. With COP28 tasked with the mission to chart the path forward after the Global Stocktake of the Paris Agreement, Sultan Al-Jaber, the president of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company leading the Summit, sources exposing the presence of 2,456 fossil fuel…

  • Gender in Climate Litigation in Latin America: Epistemic Justice Through a Feminist Lens

    Gender in Climate Litigation in Latin America: Epistemic Justice Through a Feminist Lens

    This piece is part of GNHRE’s series dedicated to climate litigation in Latin America. We will begin with this blog by Natalia Urzola Gutiérrez, an SJD student at Pace University and GNHRE’s COO. In recent years, Latin America has positioned itself as a fertile hub in emerging strategic climate litigation. Latin America’s climate litigation has…

  • 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…