Tag: Environmental Justice

schoolchildren typhoon haiyan

Why developed countries should back loss and damage in Paris

      Comments Off on Why developed countries should back loss and damage in Paris

A number of critical issues remain unresolved, including whether countries should set a maximum safe threshold for carbon emissions and what protocols will be put in place to ensure that… Read more »

detroit water brigade

In the wake of the Detroit shutoffs, do Americans have a right to water?

      Comments Off on In the wake of the Detroit shutoffs, do Americans have a right to water?

Originally posted on Drink Local. Drink Tap., Inc’s blog. In July 2010, the United Nations General Assembly formally recognized there exists a human right to water and sanitation. The body called… Read more »

naval station pensacola

Will climate change disasters really lead to more conflict? Maybe.

The US military has devoted a considerable amount of attention to climate change, which makes sense given the various risks it poses to military operations. These risks include potential increased… Read more »

national global warming share

Climate culprits: 7 countries account for more than half of global warming

Probably the single largest hurdle to negotiating a new global climate change treaty to replace the defunct Kyoto Protocol is the question of culpability for global warming. Determining who caused… Read more »