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Climate Change and Nigeria

Legal Planet

It’s also one of the countries that’s least prepared to adapt to climate change, which will be much worse by then. The Notre Dame Global Adaptation Initiative rankings show that Nigeria as the 17 th most vulnerable countries in the world to climate change. ” Climate change will only make things worse.

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Judicial Activism and Climate Change: An Unhealthy Combination

Legal Planet

An Oregon federal judge has convinced herself that climate change is a constitutional issue. While I have no doubts about her sincerity and good intentions, her opinion itself shows why her courtroom is not the right place for climate policy to be made. The same is true for the issue of climate change.

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The Fossil Fuel Industry Continues Producing Heat-Trapping Emissions that Drive Climate Change

Union of Concerned Scientists

Fossil fuels are the main driver of climate change and the terrifying effects of it that we see happening across the world. That makes this dataset a powerful tool for understanding how each of these entity’s heat-trapping emissions have contributed to climate change. The fossil fuel industry knew that too.

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Climate Change and the Hard-Headed Realist

Legal Planet

Yet there was one issue where they did agree: climate change. Kissinger spoke at length about climate change in a 2009 speech. Kissinger also viewed climate change as an economic threat. Climate change also promises to impact the global economy.

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Cultural Heritage is a Human Right. Climate Change is Fast Eroding It.

Union of Concerned Scientists

Climate impacts as human rights violations It’s widely accepted that climate change is the cause of human rights violations for millions of people, including their rights to adequate housing, healthy working conditions, safe drinking water, education, and a healthy environment.

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Will Climate Change Force More Farmworkers to Go Hungry?

Union of Concerned Scientists

Human-caused climate change is expected to increase the number and intensity of extreme weather events like hurricanes, floods, and droughts that are already ravaging communities across the United States. But climate change also causes hazards off the field by limiting farmworkers’ income. What can be done?

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Climate Change Accountability: How International Courts Can Drive Climate Action

Union of Concerned Scientists

Fossil fuel companies are well established as founts of disinformation , agents of obstruction, and drivers of climate change. We draw attention to the outsized role that a small number of business enterprises have had in driving climate change and obstructing action. Which courts are expected to issue Advisory Opinions?