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Routledge Handbook of Human Rights and Climate Governance

Edited by: Sébastien Duyck , Sébastien Jodoin , Alyssa Johl

Print publication date:  February  2018
Online publication date:  February  2018

Print ISBN: 9781138232457
eBook ISBN: 9781315312576
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9781315312576
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Over the last decade, the world has increasingly grappled with the complex linkages emerging between efforts to combat climate change and to protect human rights around the world. The Paris Climate Agreement adopted in December 2015 recognized the necessity for governments to take into consideration their human rights obligations when taking climate action. However, important gaps remain in understanding how human rights can be used in practice to develop and implement effective and equitable solutions to climate change at multiple levels of governance.

This book brings together leading scholars and practitioners to offer a timely and comprehensive analysis of the opportunities and challenges for integrating human rights in diverse areas and forms of global climate governance. The first half of the book explores how human rights principles and obligations can be used to reconceive climate governance and shape responses to particular aspects of climate change. The second half of the book identifies lessons in the integration of human rights in climate advocacy and governance and sets out future directions in this burgeoning domain.

Featuring a diverse range of contributors and case studies, this Handbook will be an essential resource for students, scholars, practitioners and policy makers with an interest in climate law and governance, human rights and international environmental law.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Integrating human rights in global climate governance Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Analyzing rights discourses in the international climate regime Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Climate change and human rights Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Local rights claims in international negotiations Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Rights, representation and recognition Download PDF
Chapter  6:  State responsibility for human rights violations associated with climate change Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Climate change impacts Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Human rights and climate displacement and migration Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Climate change under regional human rights systems Download PDF
Chapter  10:  From Copenhagen to Paris at the UN Human Rights Council Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Look before you jump Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Rights, justice, and REDD+ Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Protecting Indigenous Peoples’ land rights in global climate governance Download PDF
Chapter  14:  The indigenous rights framework and climate change Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Using the Paris Agreement’s ambition ratcheting mechanisms to expose insufficient protection of human rights in formulating national climate policies Download PDF
Chapter  16:  From Marrakesh to Marrakesh Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Energy justice Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Overlooked and undermined Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Human rights, differentiated responsibilities? Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Climate justice and human rights Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Securing workers’ rights in the transition to a low-carbon world Download PDF
Chapter  22:  ‘There Is No Time Left’ Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Human rights and climate change Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Climate change and the European Court of Human Rights Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Are Europeans equal with regard to the health impact of climate change? Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Integrating a human rights–based approach to address climate change impacts in Latin America Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Connecting human rights and short-lived climate pollutants Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Climate change and human rights in the Commonwealth Caribbean Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Mobilizing human rights to combat climate change through litigation Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Human rights and land-based carbon mitigation Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Climate change Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Towards responsible renewable energy Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Intersectionalities, human rights, and climate change Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Climate change, human rights, and divestment Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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