PreCOP: ENSURING HUMAN RIGHTS-BASED CLIMATE ACTION THROUGH PUBLIC PARTICIPATION AND THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE ESCAZÚ AGREEMENT

Ensuring effective public participation in environmental decisions enhances the effectiveness and legitimacy of the decision-making process while guaranteeing that policies respect and promote human rights. The implementation of the Paris Agreement offers several opportunities to implement effectively this principle.

Democrats Push for Ambitious Climate Agenda

I recently spoke with David Turnbull, Strategic Communications Director at Oil Change U.S. He is working on campaigns to get fossil fuel money out of politics, keep fossil fuels in the ground and build political support for real climate leaders. Prior to his work with Oil Change, David was Executive Director of Climate Action Network – International, the world’s largest network of organizations driving action to stem the climate crisis.

Carbon Pricing, Pipelines Shape Canada’s Elections

This October will likely be a critical election for climate politics in Canada, with Conservative Party leader Andrew Scheer polling ahead of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

The election takes place at a time that a report released by Climate Change Canada finds that Canada is warming at twice the global rate. What’s more, 83 percent of Canadians are concerned about climate change, with 69 percent saying that it will be a top five issue for them at the ballot box.

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