Wednesday, 23 December 2015

Are we Going to Sit Back And Wait For the Next Mine Waste Disaster?

New Internationalist
‘If the dam had collapsed at night, everyone would have died.’

These chilling words came from….More here.

Liability for Climate (In)Action: Who Will be Next?

CIEL Center for International Environmental Law
This summer, we celebrated a big win for the climate.  In a lawsuit brought by Urgenda and nearly 900 co-plaintiffs against the Dutch government (Urgenda Foundation et al. v. The Netherlands), the District Court of The Hague found that the government “acted negligently” when it adopted an unambitious climate policy that poses a threat to human rights in the Netherlands. More here.