Climate Justice

A concept in environmental advocacy that highlights how the climate disaster Climate DisasterDue to the severity of the impacts and the resulting emergency situation, it has become paramount to refer to the…Read on اقرأ المزيد disproportionately impacts vulnerable groups and nations, and calls for ensuring that the social, economic, and ecological vulnerabilities are taken into account when planning mitigation MitigationThe efforts to reduce or eliminate greenhouse gas emissions. Mitigation measures include reducing emissions on the demand side through energy-efficiency…Read on اقرأ المزيد and adaptation AdaptationPrecautionary and timely measures taken to address existing or potential impacts of the climate disasterRead on اقرأ المزيد policies.

Rich countries are historically responsible for most cumulative greenhouse gas emissions since the industrial revolution. Yet, it is the poorest countries that will shoulder most of the loss and damage Loss and DamageLoss and damage refers to the unavoidable impacts of global heating that are beyond countries’ adaptation capabilities, including extreme weather…Read on اقرأ المزيد . For example, 48 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa only contributed 0.6% of cumulative CO2 emissions, but they are currently under multiple threats, including extreme weather events, food insecurity Food InsecurityLack of regular access to enough safe, and nutritious food due to unavailability of food and/or lack of resources to…Read on اقرأ المزيد climate-induced conflict Climate-Induced ConflictConflicts occurring due to the impacts of the climate crisis. As of 2022, over 108 million people have been displaced…Read on اقرأ المزيد and climate-induced migration Climate-Induced MigrationForced displacement due to the impacts of the climate crisis. Every year, over 20 million people migrate because of extreme…Read on اقرأ المزيد .

Common but differentiated responsibilities” are a fundamental principle of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is a treaty signed in 1992 at the Rio Earth Summit…Read on اقرأ المزيد . Nevertheless, that principle has not yet led to meaningful action towards climate justice. At 2009’s COP15 Conference of the Parties (COP)COP refers to the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, which is normally…Read on اقرأ المزيد in Copenhagen, rich nations pledged to provide 100 billion dollars in annual climate finance (which is only a fraction of what is needed), but even that goal has not been met as of 2023.

Today, youth movements such as the Greta Thunberg-led “Fridays for Future Fridays for FutureA global student movement launched by Greta Thunberg in Sweden in 2018. Students skip school on Friday to demand governments…Read on اقرأ المزيد ” are at the forefront of climate justice advocacy, aiming to raise the voices of “Most Affected People and Areas”.

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