‘There Is No Time Left’

Climate change, environmental threats, and human rights in Turkana County, Kenya

Authored by: Katharina Rall , Felix Horne

Routledge Handbook of Human Rights and Climate Governance

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

Print ISBN: 9781138232457
eBook ISBN: 9781315312576
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9781315312576-22

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Abstract

Over the past century, the average annual temperature on earth has increased, the oceans have warmed, snow and ice caps have diminished, and sea levels have risen. 1 Climate change is being felt in countries throughout the world, from low-lying countries, such as Bangladesh and the Maldives, to temperate countries in the northern hemisphere, to countries in Africa’s arid and semi-arid Sahel. 2

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