GUEST FEATURE: My experience as a young negotiator for Nigeria

by Chinwe Oluwatoyin Adindu This is a guest feature by Chinwe Oluwatoyin Adindu, a young negotiator from the Climate Youth Negotiators Programme under the Youth Negotiators Academy. Chinwe (left) with colleagues at the SB58 Plenary session in Bonn, 2023 Introduction How do you explain trying to catch up defending environmental injustice in a world where...

Insights from the 8th Just Transition Platform Conference

The 8th Just Transition Platform Conference was a forum for policy experts, academics and practitioners to come together and share views, experiences and perspectives on the ongoing transition. On its last day, the Conference focused on marginalised perspectives on the just transition, as well as on the role of universities and the challenges of communicating clear action points about the transition process. The questions of who is taking advantage of the transition and who is the most impacted, as well as who is underrepresented in the labour market and in decision making, are key to ensure that the transition will be truly just.

Sagoonick v. Alaska (on appeal from Sinnok v. Alaska)

Country: United States Defendant: State of Alaska Law Applied: Constitutional LawDomestic Environmental Law Key words:  Human RightsClimate JusticeJust TransitionPublic TrustLoss and Damage Case Information: Court(s): Alaskan Supreme Court; Alaskan Superior Court Dissenting Judgement: Majority Decision (split 3:2) Filing Date: 2017 Last Update: 28 January 2022 Status: Dismissal affirmed ISSUES  The claim is an appeal against...

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