The World’s Youth for Climate Justice (WYCJ) is a campaign founded by the Pacific Island Students Fighting Climate Change. They aims to get human rights formally recognized in climate policy and international law. In this article, Helen, a member of WYCJ, discusses her experience working within the campaign.
The CBDR-RC Principle recognises that countries have different duties and abilities to address the negative impacts of climate change, but all countries have an obligation to address climate change.
Stefan introduces his master’s in Industrial Ecology, which is jointly hosted by Leiden University and Delft University of Technology - He describes the interdisciplinary nature of the course and the opportunities for industry experience. He briefly discusses student life in the Netherlands
This article introduces the definition of food waste, and some statistics about the phenomenon.
by Reinout Debergh The accusers and the accused On April 4th, 2018, Dutch NGO Milieudefensie started a lawsuit against Shell. On February 12th, 2019, six other Dutch NGO’s joined Milieudefensie as plaintiffs (those who bring a case to court) . On the other side of the court, there was Shell. Shell is listed as 7th...
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This article examines the debates surrounding the future of small island nations such as Kiribati, which may completely disappear under the rising sea in the next 25 years. Rather than becoming “climate refugees” the I-Kiribati would prefer to move legally, with their rights fully respected, either as skilled workers or as part of a “deliberate relocation strategy” to Fiji. This too, however, doesn’t come without its challenges. - According to the IPCC Kiribati may completely disappear by 2050. - There is no legal status for so-called “climate refugees”, so what are people forcefully displaced by the climate crisis? The I-Kiribati do not want to become “climate refugees” and are pursuing, instead, “Migration with Dignity” and the possibility of relocation to Fiji.
by Amy Wilson The Youth 7 (Y7) 2021 Summit took place one month before the G7 Leaders Summit (11-13 June 2021) in May 2021. The theme for the Y7 Summit was ‘Making Waves for Future Generations’ and had four main subject areas: climate resilience, digital literacy, sustainable economy and mental health [1,2]. In relation to...