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Climate litigation and human rights: averting the next global crisis
OGR's newest series explores a rising wave of lawsuits that is laying bare the profound impacts that a warming planet has on basic human rights and future generations.
For human rights to have a future, we must consider time
Obsessed with pushing spatial boundaries, the human rights community left aside concerns about time. It now must refine its long-term goals as well as its short-term ...
Climate change and human rights: lessons from litigation for the Amazon
Lawsuits have become an increasingly frequent route for urgent action on climate change, but the impact of this litigation depends on citizens’ mobilization
Scientists and activists collaborate to bring hard data into advocacy
A new collaboration in Colombia is bringing together activists, scientists, physicians and other experts to collect hard evidence on the human rights impacts of ...
Trump’s victory could push the human rights movement to transform
Donald Trump’s victory is a threat to human rights, but could it also push the movement to transform and strategize with greater urgency?
Multiple boomerangs: new models of global human rights advocacy
The global human rights field is being transformed, and activists are inventing new, less hierarchical models of collaboration, including global virtual networks ...