Posted by Neil Hague - memes and headline comments by David Icke Posted on 14 April 2024

Courts are increasingly linking “climate change” with human rights

On 29 March, the United Nations General Assembly (“UNGA”) adopted the resolution A/77/L.58 requesting an advisory opinion from the International Court of Justice (“ICJ”) on the obligations of countries that are members of the United Nations (“UN”) regarding climate change.

Part of the request relates to the human rights implications of climate change.  It references to international human rights instruments, including the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.

Commenting on the recent decision of the European Court of Human Rights in favour of a small group of elderly Swiss women who were backed by Greenpeace, the Off Guardian offered an explanation of why climate change is being linked to human rights.

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