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Mar
31
No Planet B Climate Strike, Nürnberg, Deutschland - Credit to Markus Spiske

Who Pays for the Climate Debt?

By Silvia Cesa-Bianchi It never feels comfortable, and I believe it should not, to write about climate injustice from a
4 min read
Mar
25
Nature Rights are Human Rights: The UN Human Rights Council Resolution on the Right to a Safe, Clean, Healthy and Sustainable Environment

Nature Rights are Human Rights: The UN Human Rights Council Resolution on the Right to a Safe, Clean, Healthy and Sustainable Environment

By Claire Nevin In October 2021, the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) passed the much-awaited Resolution 48/13, which
7 min read
Mar
03
Analysis: The 6th Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

Analysis: The 6th Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

By Alexander Vrabtchev The 6th Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was published at a time
6 min read
Jan
20
Calling all Earth Lawyers

Calling all Earth Lawyers

A vital role for all lawyers: protecting the planet and bringing about the Rights of Nature through the creation – and enforcement – of an ecosystem of legal interventions at the international and local level.
8 min read
Dec
31
End of Year Review 2021: Growing an Exciting Future at Lawyers for Nature

End of Year Review 2021: Growing an Exciting Future at Lawyers for Nature

It's been a challenging year for many, not least for those increasingly affected by the climate crisis and of course,
4 min read
Dec
17
Trees of Music by RAIN: Collaboration with Mestre Poa, Rosimeire and Miriam Margoyles

Trees of Music by RAIN: Collaboration with Mestre Poa, Rosimeire and Miriam Margoyles

At Lawyers for Nature, our platform is typically focused on the legal aspects of protecting nature. Yet, we recognise the
4 min read
Dec
08
COP26: US-China Joint Declaration Pledges Enhanced Cooperation to Tackle Climate Change

COP26: US-China Joint Declaration Pledges Enhanced Cooperation to Tackle Climate Change

Hours after the COP26 draft agreement was first released, the US and China surprised the international community by publicly pledging to work jointly on cutting down their respective greenhouse gas emissions.
3 min read
Nov
30
Lawyers for Nature x Discord: Welcome to our New Community Server, We're Glad You're Here

Lawyers for Nature x Discord: Welcome to our New Community Server, We're Glad You're Here

The Lawyers for Nature Discord Server is alive! Read on to find out what it is and how you can get invoved. We look forward to welcoming you to our community.
3 min read
Nov
29
COP26 and the Climate Crisis: Draft Agreement Avoids Tackling Critical Issues as World Leaders Continue to Pass the Buck

COP26 and the Climate Crisis: Draft Agreement Avoids Tackling Critical Issues as World Leaders Continue to Pass the Buck

COP26's world leaders have attempted to find resolutions, but the sentiment echoed since the event is that not enough has been done in terms of real commitment to act.
4 min read
Nov
23
The Potential of the COP26 Declaration on Forests and Land Use as a Nature-Based Solution to the Climate Crisis

The Potential of the COP26 Declaration on Forests and Land Use as a Nature-Based Solution to the Climate Crisis

The Glasgow Leaders’ Declaration on Forests and Land Use, the first major announcement of the COP26, commits 137 countries, including Brazil, China and Indonesia, to “halt and reverse” deforestation by 2030.
3 min read