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 […]
Adrian Martinez is the Director of La Ruta del Clima and is currently a Research Fellow at the IASS-Potsdam. He has been granted the International Climate Protection Fellowship of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation to research in public participation, human rights, and climate change governance.
He focuses his research and advocacy on public participation, human rights and climate change governance. He has a MA. on Environment, Development and Peace from the United Nations Mandate University for Peace and holds a Licentiate and a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Costa Rica.
He has participated in various international events as a speaker or guest lecturer and is a permanent writer who raises awareness of climate change issues. As a consultant, he has worked on various projects in the field of climate change, waste management and environmental policy-law.
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.
At COP25, Sustentabilidad Sin Fronteras supported by La Ruta del Clima will hold the parallel event Climate Emergency: The role of youth in social and political influence.
The Climate March is an activity that takes place every year during the United Nations Climate Summit. The COP25 Climate Summit changed location by the Chilean government and is now held in Madrid. This conference was scheduled to take place in Chile but unilaterally and suddenly decided to […]
Latin American NGOs are left behind: Now we need your support for COP25. The Climate Conference is moving to Europe without it´s public.
This year’s PreCOP meeting took place during the second week of October at the National Convention Center in Heredia, Costa Rica, with country delegates from over 90 different countries working to find common ground on key issues ahead of the Santiago Climate Change Conference (COP25) in Chile.
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.
Fifteen national and regional organizations from over nine countries in the Americas appeared at a hearing on the impacts of climate change and its response measures on the rights of vulnerable groups.
Chile’s recently unveiled its decarbonization plan pushes for carbon neutrality by 2050, it has adopted a “double discourse” on coal
Pre-COP25 in Costa Rica a space for public participation and ambition in climate action. 8, 9 and 10 of October 2019.