climate

Aug
12
Facing the Climate Crisis: A Journey from Denial to Active Hope (Part 1)

Facing the Climate Crisis: A Journey from Denial to Active Hope (Part 1)

By Alice Brunton - also available on Medium This post has taken some time to incubate, as I wanted to
5 min read
Aug
08
Request for Support in Representing Communities: Places for Everyone Examination in Public Hearings

Request for Support in Representing Communities: Places for Everyone Examination in Public Hearings

By Marj Powner (Vice Chair, Save Greater Manchester’s Green Belt Group) Save Greater Manchester’s Green Belt group (SGMGB)
5 min read
Mar
31
No Planet B Climate Strike, Nürnberg, Deutschland - Credit to Markus Spiske

Who Pays for the Climate Debt?

By Silvia Cesa-Bianchi [https://www.linkedin.com/in/silvia-cesa-bianchi-4214531bb/] It never feels comfortable, and I believe it should not, to
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 [https://www.linkedin.com/in/claire-nevin-3747b437/] In October 2021, the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) passed
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 [https://www.linkedin.com/in/alexander-vrabtchev-40ba851b3/] The 6th Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
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 [https://www.theguardian.
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
17
Report from COP26 in Glasgow, 2021: A Tale of Two COPs

Report from COP26 in Glasgow, 2021: A Tale of Two COPs

While the “Blue Zone” at COP26 filled up with delegates to the UNFCCC talks, the streets of Glasgow were flooded by climate activists from all over the world.
3 min read