This Earth Day, every newspaper was reporting on President Biden’s bold statement that the U.S. would achieve 50% reductions in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. While it’s a relief to finally see climate change being brought to the forefront in public policy, young environmentalists across the Global North need to be reflecting on two very important questions in response to this announcement.
International protection for people crossing borders to safeguard their lives and wellbeing is part of the shared responsibility that the international community has agreed upon in the Paris Agreement and other human rights agreements.
Special Event at the UN Climate Change Dialogues 202. Climate Impacts: Responsibility and Justice is an event organized by AIDA and La Ruta del Clima.
President-elect Joe Biden’s victory over Donald Trump in the U.S. elections will usher in a new era of climate diplomacy. When he assumes office, Biden has pledged that the U.S. will re-enter the Paris Agreement, issue a slew of bold executive actions on climate and host a summit […]
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has promised to redefine the role of the United States as a global climate leader if elected on November 3. Standing in stark contrast to President Donald Trump, Biden has committed to rejoining the Paris Agreement and working with other nations to reduce […]
We commemorate #WorldFoodDay proposing four fundamentals to articulate #ClimateAction around the #FoodSystem in the context of #CostaRica.
Authors: Toussaint, Patrick Martínez, Adrián Abstract: Climate change has been labelled the human rights challenge of the twenty-first century. Loss and damage resulting from climate change, in particular, poses a severe threat to the human rights of affected communities. However, the international response to climate change under the […]
In a promising win for environmental justice and human rights, Argentina’s Chamber of Deputies voted to ratify the Escazú Agreement on September 25. Argentina became the tenth country to ratify the region’s first environmental treaty, one shy of the 11 needed for it to come into force. This […]
Reducing beef consumption for climatic reasons has its nuances for the Costa Rican case, because cattle in Costa Rica is carbon positive and the extent of pasture land is expected to continue to decrease.
The 100% Renewable Energy Project is an initiative of the World Future Council and La Ruta del Clima to support Costa Rica in achieving its decarbonization objectives. The project developed a technical study led by the Institute for Sustainable Futures of the Technological University of Sydney, which looks to provide contributions to the efforts of Costa Rica to achieve 100% renewable energy and decarbonize its economy.