climate justice

climate justice

Climate trials: what can we expect from the judges?

The climate walks are multiplying, collectives are flourishing everywhere, and the most diverse initiatives are announced. When, in France, the "Affair of the Century" petition was launched to sue the State for climate inaction, the counters went wild. More than two million signatures in a few days. It is necessary to

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défense environnement

L’accord d’Escazú : un exemple ambitieux de traité multilatéral en faveur du droit de l’environnement ?

En matière d’information entre les droits de l’homme et l’environnement, l’accord d’Escazù signé en mars 2018 est un exemple réussi d’accès du public à la justice climatique dans la zone Amérique latine / Caraïbes. Alors que la communauté internationale réfléchit aux options possibles pour renforcer l’effectivité du droit international de l’environnement

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X Rebellion

Climate: citizens enter rebellion

In the climate crisis, there is a strange phenomenon: pusillanimity, if not the defection of States. While all the world's seers are in bright red and public opinion around the world is aware of the gravity of the situation, while at the

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submersion

With his municipality threatened with submersion, the mayor attacks the State for "climate inaction". A first.

Faced with the desertion of States, trapped between their economic constraints, the pressure of industrial lobbies, their lack of ambition in the medium term and their temptation to authoritarian climate denial, the citizens' response is getting into battle order. On a global scale, over the past two or three years, we have seen

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ICC

Environmental Crimes at the International Criminal Court

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Les défenseurs de l’environnement ont de quoi se réjouir. La Cour Pénale Internationale a annoncé jeudi l’élargissement de son champ d’action aux crimes environnementaux. Désormais le Tribunal de La Haye pourra juger non seulement les crimes contre l’humanité mais aussi ceux liés à « l’exploitation illicite des ressources naturelles, à l’appropriation

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Appeal against climate crime

Plusieurs dizaines de personnalités internationales de premier rang s’unissent aujourd’hui autour d’un appel pour « en finir avec les crimes climatiques ». En finir avec les discussions interminables, dilatoires et incertaines et passer à l’action. Enfin.   Les signataires sont de toutes origines et de toutes nationalités (voir la liste des cent

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Climate justice

The next Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21) will be held in France at the end of 2015, with the aim of reaching an international agreement to limit global warming to 2°C by the end of the century (compared to

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